Peter Krauskopf in Berlin Nov 2 to Dec 21

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Last year, BS contributor Julia Franck wrote a beautiful intro to a new book of his work: Berlin painter Peter Krauskopf’s new exhibit “GRAU” is up now at Jochen Hempel in Mitte.

Big Plans for 2013

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Berlin Stories Summer Episode

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If you missed our Summer episode on the air, click here to listen to it now at NPR.org!

Originals: Tasha Walters on Who Killed the Cat

Photograph by Elizabeth Skadden

Photograph by Elizabeth Skadden


 
Tasha Walters—an illustrator, writer, and occasional back-up singer—lives in Berlin and currently has no cats.

Originals: Donna Stonecipher on The Model City

Photograph by Elizabeth Skadden

Photograph by Elizabeth Skadden


 
Donna Stonecipher is the author of three books of poetry, most recently The Cosmopolitan, which won the National Poetry Series competition and was published by Coffee House Press. She lives in Berlin.

Originals: Natalia Drozdiak on Political Ghosts

Photograph by Elizabeth Skadden

Photograph by Elizabeth Skadden


 
Natalia Drozdiak is a Belgian-American journalist who has written for Reuters and the German political magazine Cicero. She has a BA in Literature from Bard College, NY and currently lives in Berlin.

Berlin Stories Summer Episode: The Podcast

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Photograph by Elizabeth Skadden

  If you missed our Summer episode on NPR Worldwide this past week, now you can listen to the whole thing here. Hosted by Anna Winger and Gisela Williams and produced by Bilal Qureshi, our second one-hour Berlin Stories looks at why it has been so hard to get Berlin’s new airport off the ground. We… Read more »

Our Contributors: Megan O’Grady on the Counter-Narrative

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Photograph by Thorsten Trimpop


We are pretty sure that no one reads more than Berlin Stories contributor and Vogue literary critic Megan O’Grady, who spent this past year doing a Niemann Fellowship at Harvard University. Click here to read a great essay on what she’s learned from reading Krzysztof Kieslowski, George Eliot, and Mr. Fox…

Originals: Sylee Gore on Empty Spaces

Photograph by Elizabeth Skadden

Photograph by Elizabeth Skadden


 
Born in Mumbai and raised in the United States, Sylee Gore has lived in Berlin since 2000. She works at a publishing house and blogs at Berlin Reified.

Our Contributors: R. Jay Magill on Sincerity

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Illustration by R. Jay Magill

  Berlin Stories contributor, writer and illustrator R. Jay Magill has a new book coming out this week from Norton, Sincerity: How a moral ideal born five hundred years ago inspired religious wars, modern art, hipster chic, and the curious notion that we all have something to say (no matter how dull), and it’s already getting… Read more »