Books

Amélie Nothomb: more than a cult figure

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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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Nordic writers: a special way with words

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For long they've been leaving their mark in the literary world - way before the girl came along with her dragon tattoo.

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Polylogue: a story about love and books

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When you love books and literature so madly and deeply, you want to share this with other people.

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Just-read list: 12 months, 12 books

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Any of these tickle your fancy?

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A literary treasure hunt around Leipzig

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Our intrepid reporter Helena Fram interviewed Siegfried Lokatis, Professor in Book Science (Buchwissenschaft) at the University of Leipzig, on convincing shops around Leipzig to do something a little different: putting historic books in their display windows to run parallel with the Leipziger Buchmesse.

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Classic books to read for every season

I love the books I read to reflect the season I’m in.

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