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
The writer Günter Grass, who broke the silences of the past for a generation of Germans, has died in hospital in Lübeck at the age of 87.
German president Joachim Gauck led the tributes, offering his condolences to the writer’s … Read the rest
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