Members of the US "alt-right" appear to have developed a taste for British literary classics. But how do they think this will help the white nationalist cause?
As meat consumption skyrockets, German writers and philosophers Peter Wohlleben and Richard David Precht insist that animals - and plants - have feelings, too.
The prestigious Leipzig Book Prize for European Understanding will be awarded to Mathias Énard at the opening of the Leipzig Book Fair. His winning novel is said to build bridges between Europe and the Middle East.
Lithuania doesn't have dark crime novels like Scandinavia or Nobel Prize-winners like the Belarusians. But it's a country full of bookworms and a diverse history that's reflected in its books, writes DW's Inga Janiulytė.
His latest novel, "4321," is considered his magnum opus. American cult author Paul Auster will be reading from it and discussing the work in five different German cities this week.
Martin Walser may be about to turn 90 but he has no intention of putting down his pen. His latest novel features all the themes he has become famous for – loneliness, love and faith.
The ideas are old, but the danger is current. In his book "The Authoritarian Revolt," historian Volker Weiss sheds light on Europe's New Right. He told DW why the movement is a threat to society.
Watch DW's feature film on the value of the book in the digital age.
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