Without hope in eternal life, art loses a great source of creativity
Catholic Herald Online (blog)
The Nobel-winning writer Günter Grass, who died aged 88 in 2015, published a final book: Of All That Ends. It has just been translated into English, with a blurb telling us that Grass was Germany's “most celebrated post-war writer” and “a creative ...
The Dreamed Ones review: Pen pals of a poetic bent
... poets, exchanged letters, a correspondence that coalesced into an intense, long-distance, epistolary romance. Both were members of Gruppe 47, an informal society of German-speaking writers, and their associates included Heinrich Böll and Günter Grass.
Poetry as solace and social commentary: The best collections to read this month
Darling, I Love You by Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin) is the perfect read for those seeking respite from the seemingly endless stream of unsettling events in the news these days. Ladinsky, well-known for his translations of the poets Hafiz, Rumi and others, ...
Katja Lange-Müller erhält Günter-Grass-Preis
In Lübeck wurde bekanntgegeben, dass die Schriftstellerin Katja Lange-Müller mit dem diesjährigen Autorenpreis geehrt wird. Dieser wird alle zwei Jahre im Rahmen des Lübecker Autorentreffens verliehen. Ab diesem Jahr heißt er Günter-Grass-Preis.