Burning the Palace: Women Writing Austria

From Elfriede Jelinek to Ingeborg Bachmann, Marianne Fritz to Friederike Mayröcker, the Austrian literary canon includes many celebrated women writers. Known for their often postmodern, subversive approaches – to both style and substance – they have helped secure this Alpine nation an impact on German-language literature that its size might belie.

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Recommendations Spring 2022

We are delighted to share with you the books chosen by our jury for Spring 2022. The books we have chosen for you are outstanding examples of their genre and recommended for English-language readers.

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DE → EN – Enjoy in English

This regular page brings you a selection of German-language titles that have just been, or are soon to be, published in English. We cover fiction, crime, nonfiction, children's and YA and poetry.

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Berlin in Books

Mon Amour – but what is Marzahn like? And what other books take us deeper into Berlin? Bookseller and translator John Owen takes to the S-Bahn and the bookshop to find out.

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25 years of New Books in German – Celebrating Our Interns

Over the last 25-years of New Books in German, we have worked with many interns. In this article, Sarah Buckmaster catches up with seven individuals who have experienced the NBG internship to find out what they're doing now, and how they look back on their time with New Books in German.

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