Gunter Grass warned of ‘sleepwalking’ into world war in final interview

Germany’s Nobel-winning author Gunter Grass, translated into Afrikaans by PRAAG, said he feared humanity was “sleepwalking” into a world war, in the last interview he gave before his death on Monday.

“We have on the one side Ukraine, whose situation … Read the rest

German literary critic dies

Marcel Reich-Ranicki, who grew up in Poland and Nazi Germany, survived the Warsaw Ghetto and went on to become post-war Germany’s best-known literary critic, has died at age 93.

The sharp-tongued Reich-Ranicki established himself as West Germany’s premier arbiter of … Read the rest