Seven must-read German books written by women
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Seven must-read German books written by women

Goethe, Schiller, Kafka, and many other famous names in the German literary cannon are men. Yet some of the most influential books written in German, whether contemporary or classic, are written by women.

New book digs up Stasi files on Günter Grass

New book digs up Stasi files on Günter Grass

Canada acquires rare book previously owned by Hitler

Canada acquires rare book previously owned by Hitler

From shocking storytelling to diverse characters: How Germany’s children’s books are changing
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From shocking storytelling to diverse characters: How Germany’s children’s books are changing

Not read a book lately? Blame Netflix, says German study

Not read a book lately? Blame Netflix, says German study

How Germany’s first African Book Festival is giving voice to questions of migration

How Germany’s first African Book Festival is giving voice to questions of migration

Germany’s oldest bookseller, 95, packs suspense in last chapter

Germany’s oldest bookseller, 95, packs suspense in last chapter

How Frankfurt is holding the world’s largest book fair in a pandemic

How Frankfurt is holding the world’s largest book fair in a pandemic

Transgender teddy, girl pirate: authors tackle gender norms at Frankfurt Book Fair

Transgender teddy, girl pirate: authors tackle gender norms at Frankfurt Book Fair

Star authors en vogue at Frankfurt Book Fair

Star authors en vogue at Frankfurt Book Fair

Handmaid’s Tale author Margaret Atwood awarded German peace prize

Handmaid’s Tale author Margaret Atwood awarded German peace prize

‘Berlin is no longer a place where you can come and just write a book’

‘Berlin is no longer a place where you can come and just write a book’

10 German books you have to read before you die

10 German books you have to read before you die

Frankfurt fair shakes up book world with art, virtual reality

Frankfurt fair shakes up book world with art, virtual reality

How I ditched London and became a writer in Berlin

How I ditched London and became a writer in Berlin

Germans still prefer a good book to Netflix and Spotify

Germans still prefer a good book to Netflix and Spotify

When Max and Moritz’s ‘gruesome’ story began

When Max and Moritz’s ‘gruesome’ story began

Yes, you CAN buy ’50 Shades’ before 10pm

Yes, you CAN buy ’50 Shades’ before 10pm

Munich to return €2.5M book trove to Naples

Munich to return €2.5M book trove to Naples

Novelist Siegfried Lenz dies aged 88

Novelist Siegfried Lenz dies aged 88

Authors to talk politics at world’s top book fair

Authors to talk politics at world’s top book fair

Amazon ‘should not endanger diversity’

Amazon ‘should not endanger diversity’

Authors take up fight against Amazon

Authors take up fight against Amazon

World’s biggest book fair opens with a warning

World’s biggest book fair opens with a warning

Becker: Ex-wife hit me during marriage crisis

Becker: Ex-wife hit me during marriage crisis

Outcry over arrest of German ‘book thief’

Outcry over arrest of German ‘book thief’

Publisher buys JK Rowling book for a song

Publisher buys JK Rowling book for a song

‘Germany is indifferent to neo-Nazi violence’

‘Germany is indifferent to neo-Nazi violence’

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Chapter One of ‘The Jewish Candidate’

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Prologue to ‘The Jewish Candidate’

‘Fifty Shades’ whips Bertelsmann into frenzy

‘Fifty Shades’ whips Bertelsmann into frenzy

German teens turn to grown-up books

German teens turn to grown-up books

Eradicating racism from German children’s books

Eradicating racism from German children’s books

Racist terms in children’s books divide Germans

Racist terms in children’s books divide Germans

Bertelsmann opens new chapter for Penguin

Bertelsmann opens new chapter for Penguin

Frankfurt Book Fair 2012 highlights kids’ books

Frankfurt Book Fair 2012 highlights kids’ books

Germany honours dissident Chinese author

Germany honours dissident Chinese author

Thatcher letter thanking family surfaces

Thatcher letter thanking family surfaces

Top journalist ‘murders former boss’ – in a book

Top journalist ‘murders former boss’ – in a book

Leipzig book fair not only attracts readers

Leipzig book fair not only attracts readers

Bibliophile bureaucrat banged up for book burglary

Bibliophile bureaucrat banged up for book burglary

Renowned East German author Christa Wolf dies

Renowned East German author Christa Wolf dies

Frankfurt Book Fair to debate impact of multimedia on publishing

Frankfurt Book Fair to debate impact of multimedia on publishing

Book publisher challenges Amazon by launching a €40 e-reader

Book publisher challenges Amazon by launching a €40 e-reader

Over half of e-book downloads deemed ‘illegal’

Over half of e-book downloads deemed ‘illegal’

The Best of Berlin in August

The Best of Berlin in August

Dialing a good read in a phone booth

Dialing a good read in a phone booth

In bed with Ida Hattemer-Higgins

In bed with Ida Hattemer-Higgins

Flip book publisher joins the digital age

Flip book publisher joins the digital age

Leipzig Book Fair eyes record attendance rate

Leipzig Book Fair eyes record attendance rate

Polish cleaner lifts the lid on dirty Germany

Polish cleaner lifts the lid on dirty Germany

The day the music died

The day the music died

Stranger at the feast: Navigating the Frankfurt Book Fair

Stranger at the feast: Navigating the Frankfurt Book Fair

World’s biggest book fair begins in Frankfurt

World’s biggest book fair begins in Frankfurt

‘The Neverending Story’ tops list of world’s favourite German books

‘The Neverending Story’ tops list of world’s favourite German books

Bavaria offers access to rare books with mobile application

Bavaria offers access to rare books with mobile application

John E. Woods: Bringing German literature to the world

John E. Woods: Bringing German literature to the world

Leipzig Book Fair opens

Leipzig Book Fair opens

The worst of times for literary translators in Germany?

The worst of times for literary translators in Germany?

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The winners of The Local’s Berlinale book giveaway

Young literary star Hegemann counters plagiarism claim

Young literary star Hegemann counters plagiarism claim

Anti-racism groups slam ‘Black Like Me’ film

Anti-racism groups slam ‘Black Like Me’ film

Academic slams Google’s library plans

Academic slams Google’s library plans

Exploring the business of books at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Exploring the business of books at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Google Editions to launch in Germany next year

Google Editions to launch in Germany next year

Frankfurt Book Fair walks tightrope between Chinese officials and dissidents

Frankfurt Book Fair walks tightrope between Chinese officials and dissidents

American GI returns stolen books to Germany

American GI returns stolen books to Germany

‘Book reverend’ saves a million scrapped East German books

‘Book reverend’ saves a million scrapped East German books

Dissident writers coming to Frankfurt Book Fair

Dissident writers coming to Frankfurt Book Fair

Jewish council backs new Mein Kampf edition

Jewish council backs new Mein Kampf edition

Jewish group sues Amazon for Nazi books

Jewish group sues Amazon for Nazi books

Germany misses out on Kindle e-book device

Germany misses out on Kindle e-book device

Bavarian official backs new Mein Kampf edition

Bavarian official backs new Mein Kampf edition

Best-selling Polish crime writer brings pre-war Breslau to life

Best-selling Polish crime writer brings pre-war Breslau to life

Redesigning the Fatherland

Redesigning the Fatherland

Bringing boundary-breaking art books to Berlin

Bringing boundary-breaking art books to Berlin

Young Germans driving spike in English-language book sales

Young Germans driving spike in English-language book sales

German author teaches economics with nurse love story

German author teaches economics with nurse love story

Three East German authors named for National Prize

Three East German authors named for National Prize

New online e-book platform to offer 100,000 German titles

New online e-book platform to offer 100,000 German titles

The best of Berlin in December

The best of Berlin in December

One-third of German kids not read to at home

One-third of German kids not read to at home

Electronic books a hit at Frankfurt Book Fair

Electronic books a hit at Frankfurt Book Fair

Famed Frankfurt book fair feels financial crisis

Famed Frankfurt book fair feels financial crisis

Berlin gets bookish

Berlin gets bookish

Book warns German children watch porn at 8 and have sex at 12

Book warns German children watch porn at 8 and have sex at 12

German publisher pays out for false book

German publisher pays out for false book

How to make the most of German culture while social distancing

How to make the most of German culture while social distancing

Frankfurt Book Fair to open amid censorship row

Frankfurt Book Fair to open amid censorship row

Merkel comic book sells out

Merkel comic book sells out

Germany wants EU to fight Google Books project

Germany wants EU to fight Google Books project