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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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Nordic writers: a special way with words

in Glocal/Literature
Photo credit: Harshil.Shah via VisualHunt.com / CC BY-ND

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

in Leipzig tips/Literature/My Leipzig
Polylogue, shot from website. Used with permission of Laure Le Cloarec.

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

in Literature/Philosophies
Books. public domain photo
Public domain image

Any of these tickle your fancy?

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A literary treasure hunt around Leipzig

in Culture / Entertainment/Leipzig

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

in Literature
No planes, no ships needed – the world cruise can be undertaken in four days, on foot, by bike, by tram to the Leipzig Book Fair.

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

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