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.
We sat down with Dr Kat Hall to map the lay of the land in German crime fiction for our article on the German Krimi. We also found out a bit more about what Kat’s been working on herself, and how to let readers play detective…
Sarah Hemens interviews Ijoma Mangold, author of compelling memoir of growing up different, The German Crocodile. In the book, Iljoma Mangold, one of Germany's best literary critics, remembers his youth in 1970s Heidelberg and the new Federal Republic, and momentous visits in early adulthood to the USA and Nigeria.
Welcome to our recommendations for Autumn 2021. As ever, the books displayed below have been selected by UK and US juries as examples of brilliant, original writing deemed to have a high chance of success with an anglophone readership.
All books here are guaranteed financial support for their translation into English if the translation rights are bought by an English-language publisher.