Dutch author Cees Nooteboom at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Oct. 19.
Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie during her sold-out reading at the Literaturhaus in Frankfurt, May 12, starting her reading tour through Germany. She presented her new novel ‘Americanah’, first published in 2013 and winning the National Book Critics Circle Award (NBCC).
A French soldier is ridiculed in a German children’s book printed in the year 1915 during World War I. A small exhibition at the department of youth literature of Frankfurt’s university highlights some sad examples of propaganda meant to entertain the younger generation of that time. WW I began almost 100 years ago on July 28, 1914.