Books
04 October 2012
From Germany to Germany: Diary, 1990 Günter Grass Harvill Secker, 272pp, £15.99 The prospect of...
Cultural Capital
18 June 2012
Laurent Binet seems to see his recently-published novel HHhH as an implicit critique, in the form of a novel, of...
Cultural Capital
24 April 2012
Günter Grass’s poem “What Must Be Said” was an extraordinary attack on Israel not because of...
Books
26 September 2011
Three Germanies: West Germany, East Germany and the Berlin Republic Michael GehlerReaktion Books, 336pp, £16.95During...
Culture
05 May 2011
The appointment of Joschka Fischer as foreign minister in Gerhard Schröder's "red-green" government in 1998...
Books
07 June 2010
The argument in Nomad, a thought-provoking but ultimately frustrating book, is simple: Muslims need to be emancipated...
Politics
04 February 2010
It is a little over half a century since Die Blechtrommel was published in Germany for the first time. Now that it is...