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Final Cut: An Interview With Jürgen Fauth

The mystery at the heart of Jürgen Fauth’s debut novel Kino extends from the smoke-filled cabarets of Weimar Berlin and the era’s legendary silent films to a Brooklyn apartment of two newlyweds and a decrepit drug-filled house in the Hollywood Hills. The transatlantic story comes from a German-born American writer who tells Readux about the […]

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Technology of the night: ‘Kino’ by Jürgen Fauth

“ …the technology of the night, modernity pressed in the service of poetry, culling images from dreams and rendering them visible as if by the light of the moon, for all to see. It was magic.” A review of Kino by Jürgen Fauth. When Wilhemina Koblitz, called Mina, comes home after visiting her new husband […]

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Koestler, Germany and a Dialogue with Death on Readux

An article in Berlin literary magazine Readux about Arthur Koestler, his newly reissued Dialogue with Death and defining one of the 20th century’s most polarizing intellectual figures. Link: Koestler on Readux Photo – Arthur Koestler, Paris 1937 – by Fred Stein

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Pick Your Literary Poison

Link: Pick Your Literary Poison An article published on Readux about Literature Night 2011 and the Night of Czech Detective Stories taking place in Bremen on May 11. (Photo by Drahomír Stulír of the Libeň Gasholder and Libeň Chateau, where some of the Prague readings will take place).

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The Kafka Bubble

The 20th century is often justifiably referred to as a bloodbath. The 21st century is bloody too, but might more accurately be described as a bubble bath. It was ushered in following the bursting of the dot-com bubble, and since then has experienced a housing bubble, a commodities bubble and almost every kind of financial, […]

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Readux is a new Berlin-based literary website with a wide range of coverage

Readux is a new Berlin-based literary website with a wide range of coverage of German and French books and literary goings on. The site will feature reviews, interviews, articles, opinion and through April 3rd even has a book giveaway. Launched earlier in March the site already has a lot of interesting content, including a great […]

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