Petra Hardt on German poets and thinkers on the world market

Mith the Frankfurt Book Fair, the physical marketplace for worldwide author rights will also be canceled this year. Petra Hardt, born in 1954, knows what … Read more

Juli Zeh, Rushdie, Erofejew, Boyle on writing in political times

EA global pandemic, a world-changing choice: The “literary world” wanted to know what that means for writing. An international survey among writers. What to write … Read more

German Book Prize: The best novel of the year is not enough novel

Et is the year of strong female voices and a year of verses. First the Büchner Prize for the East German poet Elke Erb, then … Read more

75 years of Aufbau-Verlag: “We can’t expect our people to do that yet”

IIsn’t it strange that none of the GDR publishers, who were able to travel and had foreign exchange, ever stayed in the West? Was the … Read more