Atwood was on hand to receive the German Booksellers’ Peace Prize at the Frankfurt Book Fair on Sunday.”I am excited that people can relate to my characters and that they have had such an impact,” said Atwood earlier this month.
Robert Menasse is this year’s recipient of the most prestigious German-language literary award. The Austrian author scooped the German Book Prize for his novel “Die Hauptstadt.”
More than two-thirds of Germans believe in love at first sight, according to a survey by polling institute YouGov. But one-third of those in a relationship say they have had at least one affair.
For almost 30 years already, German readers have been great fans of the author Paul Auster. That’s why his latest novel, “4321,” was published almost simultaneously in English and German, just in time for Auster’s 70th birthday on February 3.
Don Tolzmann’s new book, entitled John Hauck, Cincinnati’s West End Beer Baron: The Man and His Brewery (Little Miami Publishing, 2017), is a pleasure to read. Further, it adds to our understanding of both Cincinnati’s German-American and beer heritage.
Despite self-described shyness, the German schoolgirl once teased for her long legs rose to become a top supermodel. A new book gathers Schiffer’s best photos together and celebrates her iconic career.
The jury selected 20 titles from a total of 200 to compete for the most prestigious literary award in German-language publishing. On October 9, the best German-language novel will be revealed at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
The weekly list of bestsellers published by the news magazine Der Spiegel is based on sales, but the paper’s editors exceptionally decided to omit a controversial work criticized for its revisionist content.
Margaret Atwood’s “political intuition” has been honored by the German Book Trade, with the publishing trade body awarding the Canadian author its annual peace prize.
US author Jonathan Franzen, known for best-sellers like “Freedom” and “The Corrections,” has been chosen for the Frank Schirrmacher Prize. Franzen was singled out for his “keen and versatile” grasp on contemporary life.