The Arrogance of the “Hybrid” Intellectual – A Review of Broken German by Tomer Gardi

Gesa Stedman has little patience for a recent publication written in ‘migrant’s German’, attempting to playfully overcome the current German angst about too many refugees and the cultural and social changes these might bring. A series of urban vignettes centring on Radili and his friends with different ‘multicultural’ backgrounds as […] Read more

Die erste französische Buchhandlung in Berlin: Françoise Frenkel, Rien où poser sa tête.

In her review article, Margarete Zimmermann explains the fascinating role of the first French bookshop in early-20th-century Berlin. She follows the fate of the shop’s founder, Françoise Frenkel, who had to flee Nazi persecution and whose memoirs have recently been rediscovered and published in a new edition. Die erste französische […] Read more