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Daniel Kehlmann Is April's Pick for 12 Germans in 2016

After I really enjoyed the March pick for my German literature project, I am very curious to move on to Daniel Kehlmann’s Die Vermessung der Welt… 306 more words

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Daniela Krien's Someday We'll Tell Each Other Everything (Review and Giveaway)

“A love story of extraordinary intensity.” That is the quote on the front cover of my edition of Daniela Krien’s Someday We’ll Tell Each Other Everything… 518 more words

Contemporary Fiction

Judith Hermann's Summerhouse, Later

I’m running out of time to write about my February selection for 12 Germans in 2016. That’s mostly because I’ve been unable to decide what or how to write about Judith Hermann’s… 263 more words

German Literature

Memoirs of My Nervous Illness by Paul Schreber

Memoirs of My Nervous Illness was an important work in the development of modern psychiatry.  Sigmund Freud based parts of his study of psychoanalysis on the book, though he never met Mr. 705 more words

Book Review

Judith Hermann Is February's Pick for 12 Germans in 2016

The second book I plan to read from my stack of German books is Judith Hermann’s Sommerhaus, Später. The English title mirrors the German one: … 313 more words

German Literature

Write Me a River: How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone

With the rough time I’ve had with reading this month, my German literature project almost got off to a rough start. But I didn’t want to start… 704 more words

Contemporary Fiction

Saša Stanišić Is January's Pick for 12 Germans in 2016

I’ve decided to start my year of German literature with Saša Stanišić’s Wie der Soldat das Grammofon Repariert. The English title is a verbatim translation: … 377 more words

German Literature