Berlin chef Duc Ngo, who visits the Vietnamese market in Marzahn with Gisela Williams in our one-hour episode of Berlin Stories, recently took a trip around the world for a year, just to eat. Below, the greatest hits of his trip. 1. Shrimp Wanton Noodle Soup, Old Chinatown, Vancouver These were amazing, amazing wantons. I didn’t… Read more »
Our new season of Berlin Stories Originals starts on April 16. To kick off the new season we are rolling out our new, expanded Berlin Stories, a one hour radio magazine of art, culture and daily life in Berlin. The new show is hosted by Gisela Williams and Anna Winger and will premiere on NPR Berlin… Read more »
Missed the first chapter of The Detroit-Berlin Connection on All Things Considered this morning? You can listen to Martina Guzman’s piece here.
One of the trailers created by Martina Guzman and Veronica Zaragovia for The Detroit-Berlin Connection, the radio series coming up on Berlin Stories for NPR next week!
If you missed the German writer Peter Scheider’s Op-Ed about the 50th anniversary of the building of the Berlin Wall in the New York Times this Sunday, you can read it here. Meanwhile, if you haven’t read his incredible 1980 novel The Wall Jumper, which paints an unparalleled portrait of the divided city, and was reissued… Read more »
(This week we introduce PARTICLE WAVE, a column written by Fenster bandmates JJ Hurvich and Jonathan Jarzyna about Berlin’s new music scene. Look forward to profiles, interviews and live performance podcasts. This week a profile of two popular venues, Madame Claude & Marie Antoinette…) It’s not easy to make a living from experimental music. That’s why… Read more »
German novelist Julia Franck was born in Berlin in 1970. THE BLINDNESS OF THE HEART, which will be published in more than thirty-five countries and has sold over 800,000 copies in Germany alone, is her first novel to be translated into English. To buy it please visit Dialogue Books at Schonleinstrasse 31.
Daniel Kehlmann’s Measuring the World was translated into more than forty languages. Awards his work has received include the Candide Prize, the Literature Prize of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, the Heimito von Doderer Literature Award, the Kleist Prize, the WELT Literature Prize, and the Thomas Mann Prize. This book, Fame: A Novel in Nine… Read more »