Shortlist: Two nominations that surprised me | NDR.de

Status: 09/21/2021 5:16 PM It always feels like the first look at a color bag: Since Tuesday, we’ve known six books shortlisted for the German Book Prize. Maren Aring of Literary Editors talks about how colorful this mix really is. How was your first look at this colorful bag? Were there any surprises? Marine Arrange: … Read more

“Lionheart”: Monica Helfer tells the story of her brother | NDR.de – Culture

Status: 01/31/2022 1:48 PM After the successes of Dai Bajaj and Fati, Monica Helfer wrote another novel about her family. In her new book “Löwenherz,” the author tells the story of her brother Richard. listen to another 5 minutes by Alexander Solloch Canned Heat’s “On The Road Again” is the song Richard listens to every … Read more

Kristina Andres draws animal pictures for Ukrainian children | NDR.de – Culture

Status: 04/13/2022 12:03 PM The book “Mice and Winter, Bear Snow” by Christina Andres was published by Krokusverlag from Kharkiv, among others. Since the beginning of the war, she has been supporting the employees of the publishing house – and paints animal portraits for Ukrainian children. By Heike Mayer and Siv Stippekohl It has been … Read more

Kristina Andres: Animal pictures for Ukrainian children | NDR.de – Culture

Status: 04/13/2022 12:03 PM The book “Mice and Winter, Bear Snow” by Christina Andres was published by Krokusverlag from Kharkiv, among others. Since the beginning of the war, she has been supporting the employees of the publishing house – and paints animal portraits for Ukrainian children. By Heike Mayer and Siv Stippekohl It has been … Read more

“Paper Palace”: the debut of the “Soprano” author was a bestseller NDR.de – Culture

Status: 03/31/2022 11:57 AM Miranda Cowley Heller’s debut novel about love, betrayal and incest in a dysfunctional family has made her number one job on the New York Times bestseller list – now published in German. by Susan Berkner Miranda Cole Hiller has a penchant for good stories: at the American radio station HBO she … Read more

Leipzig Book Prize 2021: Strong titles in the novel | NDR.de – Culture

Status: 04/13/2021 3:07 PM The Leipzig Book Prize is one of the most important literary prizes in the German-speaking world in the categories of fiction, translation and nonfiction, with a financial value of 60 thousand euros. Aleksander Soloch for this year’s nominees and favourites. The Leipzig Book Fair will not be held this year either. … Read more

Children are kings by Delphine de Vegan: captivating for all ages | NDR.de – Culture – Book

As of 03/14/2022 4:22 PM French writer Delphine de Vegans addresses topics such as anorexia and suicide in her works. Her new novel, Children of Kings, is about children whose lives are shared on social media channels. listen to another 4 minutes by Annemarie Stoltenberg When she was seventeen, Melanie wanted to participate in a … Read more

“Fatty”: Monica Helfer’s novel about her father NDR.de – Culture

Status: 01/24/2021 12:40 PM Almost a year after Monica Helfer attracted a great deal of interest with her book Die Bagage, the author’s new novel, Fatty, will be published. by Alexander Solloch The story of her mother’s family, a story of beauty, pride and hunger in the Austrian mountains at the time of World War … Read more

Monica Helfer from Hanover: “Success is better in old age” | NDR.de – Culture

Status: 02/23/2022 08:35 AM Austrian writer Monica Helfer presented the third part of a trilogy at Litterhaus Hannover. “The Lion’s Heart” tells the story of her brother Richard. by Andrea Schweizer It’s beautiful sitting there. As is often the case with a black suit and white shirt. Her hair is black like a thin tie. … Read more