Eco-Warriors

Residenz Verlag’s ‘Life with Insight’ (‘Leben auf Sicht’) series features non-fiction titles that explore innovative ways of dealing with the greatest global challenges – from climate change to the migration crisis. Written with verve and insight and aimed at a general audience, here we review the latest in the series, a study of ‘green Islam’.

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Me Too

'In literature, everything can be said; literature isn’t about taking a stand or imposing your opinion upon the reader. It’s about telling a story and using that story – if it’s told well – to have an impact on the reader, to inspire and galvanise them.’ Lina Muzur, editor of a startling new volume of short stories by female authors, talks to NBG.

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Literary Blogging in Germany: From Fringe to Centre-Stage

If you want to know how important literary blogs have become for the German publishing sector, just look at this year’s German Book Prize: for the first time, there is a blogger among the seven jury members. The presence of Uwe Kalkowski, who made a name for himself with his ‘Kaffeehaussitzer’ site, is just one of many signs that bloggers are now established forces within German publishing.

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