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Teaching ancient Greek to a 4-year-old

in Literature/Reviews
Ancient Greek vase
Image by coursousa, Pixabay

Looking for a unique gift to give a smart and curious little one you happen to know?

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The Leipzig Affair: a book and a feeling

in Literature/My Leipzig/Philosophies/Reviews
Leipzig in 1985
By Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-1985-0319-023 / CC-BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 de, Link

“I moved through Leipzig as if nothing bad could ever happen there, even knowing that was impossible. And yet, the Leipzig the character of Magda lived in scared me to my core.”

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Amélie Nothomb: more than a cult figure

in Literature/Opinion/Society
reading an Amélie Nothomb book
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay

Looking for a book recommendation? One of our writers puts forward a case for checking out Amélie Nothomb, a great intellectual and writer of our time.

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Literary Parlor: interview with poet Robert Krut

in Philosophies/Poetry
Literary parlor book imagination
Public domain image

“I try to treat anything magical, or surreal, or possibly out of the framework of waking life, as entirely real, and concrete, and then let it appear in the poems.” – Robert Krut, in an interview with Svetlana Lavochkina

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Vampire Bat: new anti-fascist hero launches in Leipzig

in Arts/Literature/Philosophies
Vampire Bat cover Christopher Sperandio
Vampire Bat cover by Christopher Sperandio

“Taking inspiration from abandoned buildings, a complex relationship with capitalism and the physical energy of the city, American artist Christopher Sperandio has found Leipzig to be the perfect city to launch his latest comic, Vampire Bat.”

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Eurydice: love, obsession, loss, and reconnecting

in Literature/Theater/What's on
The river Lethe.
The river Lethe. Photo by Marko Zoranovic, public domain.

English Theatre Leipzig is staging a new play, Eurydice, at Neues Schauspiel Leipzig. Starting with the premiere on Thursday, September 5th, there will be 5 shows, so everyone will have an opportunity to see it. We had a chance to chat with the play’s director, Julia Kragh, to find out what to expect.

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