Twenty-five favourites for twenty-five years!

New Books in German has helped bring a wealth of German-language literary treasures to an English-speaking readership. To celebrate our role in championing great German-language literature, colleagues from all over the literary world have chosen their favourite NBG title in English translation. We are pleased to bring you this collection of twenty-five recommendations of remarkable books.

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From magazine to website

Literary agent Tanja Howarth, and Project Director Sarah Hemens recall the infancy of New Books in German and look ahead to its future.

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Simon Strauß: ‘Working on Europe’

In 2017 a group of young European thinkers, including Simon Strauß, formed the association ‘Arbeit an Europa’ (‘Working on Europe’) with the aim of exploring and developing the seemingly static ideas surrounding Europe and the European Union.

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