University Alum Gives Firsthand Account of the Fall of Berlin Wall
The Wesleyan Argus
... seem sometimes,” Pailthorp said. The series will conclude on Thursday, Nov. 6 with a lecture by Krishna Winston, who will read from “Too Far Afield” Günter Grass. Winston translated the novel about the reunification of Germany from German to English.
Borchert: Bringing freedom into focus for millions
Her approach is very different from the ironic and distanced perspective that leads to a merciless satire of the GDR by a younger author, Thomas Brussig Heros like Us (1997) or the memoirs of Nobel-prize winner Günter Grass From Germany to Germany ...
Author Jürgen Becker receives prestigious German literature prize
... or associated with, Büchner's home state of Hesse. In 1951, it was turned into a literary award to be presented by the DASF. Former winners of the award include Günter Grass (1965), Heinrich Böll (1967), Erich Kästner (1957) and Elfriede Jelinek ...
On this day: Blue Peter broadcast for first time
Dame Angela Lansbury DBE, actress, 89; Tim Robbins, actor, 56; Peter Bowles, actor, 78; Michael 'Flea' Balzary, bassist (Red Hot Chili Peppers), 52; Lord Forsyth of Drumlean, MP 1983-97, secretary of state for Scotland 1995-7, 60; Günter Grass, German ...