Friendship and East-West conflict

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“Ich bin ein Berliner” – how German-American friendship developed between rock and roll and East-West tensions.

Peter Schneider: ‘The Wall Jumper’

Peter Schneider wrote "The Wall Jumper" in 1982. Looking back, it almost seems prophetic, yet it is also a historical reflection. It also remains a text about German-German sensitivities in a nearly forgotten time.

Uwe Tellkamp: ‘The Tower’

Winner of the German Book Prize, translated into many languages: Uwe Tellkamp's monumental work revives a vanished world in Dresden's bourgeoisie during the late GDR period, offering a major novel about society.