Tag: books of the year

Novel Transformations: From Page to Screen

As London Book and Screen Week approaches, Rebecca DeWald takes a look at the relationship between the page and the silver screen in German- language culture, finding that this is not always a one- way street.

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Jörg Fauser: Addict, Crime Writer, German Beatnik

Mention the Beat generation and most will think of Jack Kerouac, sexual liberation and mad dashes across the American West. Few would utter the name Jörg Fauser. But the Beat poets’ spirit of rebellion found expression too in the punks, political radicalism and squatting scene of Germany in the 1970s, with Fauser its literary pioneer.

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