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The Books I’ve Read: Faking Friends by Jane Fallon!

Pic by Franzi. What would you do if your best friend is secretly having an affair with your fiancé? Would you cry in your sheets and break-up the relationship immediately? I certainly would, but Amy – the heroine of Jane Fallon’s novel Faking Friends – chooses another way… When she arrives unannounced in her flat …

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Hottentotten Stottertrottel – Wolf Schneider’s Biography!

Pic by Franzi. Wolf Schneider is the one name that comes into my mind, when I think about excellent journalism and the distinct usage of words and grammar in writing. Schneider worked for such prestigious German journals and newspapers as the Süddeutsche Zeitung, the Stern or the Welt. Moreover, he wrote a bunch of books …

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017! #FBM17 #FraFra2017

This year’s guest of honor: France! All pics by Franzi. I am just back from Frankfurt where I visited once more the Frankfurt book fair. This year’s guest of honor was France and it was wonderful to hear people talking French everywhere. Of course, there were also lots and lots of books and inspiring authors …

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Letters to a Young Writer by Colum McCann

Pic by Franzi. „The whole point of good literature is to make newness durable. You are creating alternative time. You are making vivid that which did not exist before.“ Colum McCann, Letters to a Young Writer Letters to a Young Writer by author Colum McCann comprises fifty-two short texts that give some practical and philosophical …

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