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Feminine, Foreign and Historic - This Year’s German Book Prize Short List

Initially conceived as an analog to the Man Booker Prize, the German Book Prize has been around for over ten years now and has produced many illustrious winners and highly lauded books on the short lists. However, despite increased awareness for gender disparities among literary prizes, this year’s s…


Breaking the Ice

This blog has been a long time coming. Once I dumped my dissertation around ten years ago and prepared to move to Leipzig and embark on a MA in translation studies, I knew I would need to make an effort to keep my English fresh. Part the prescribed regimen was reading newspapers (online), listening…