?From the great beyond into the present? ? an interview with Jo Lendle

Hanser publisher Jo Lendle talks about gentle adjustments of languages and marketing strategies.... more more

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Saturday 13 - Friday 18 December, 2008

Sonja Margolina watches Stalin's halo glowing ever brighter in Russia. Ulf Erdmann Ziegler looks into a dark future under the light of another EU norm. The FAZ is not all too comfortable with the plans for the "House of European History" either. The ageing Japanese are keeping their newspaper industry alive and kicking. Richard Swartz visits Europe's last divided city. And thousands of Turks are apologising online to the Armenians, but PM Erdogan is not among them.
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Friday 12 December, 2008

The NZZ wonders why the generous American presence abroad is not reflected in foreign-correspondent numbers. Serbian author Bora Cosic stumbles across a passage in Witold Gombrowicz's diary from 1967 about JMG Le Clezio, a "young god in tiny swimming shorts". Victor Zaslavsky remembers the 15,000 "local activists" without whom the massacre in Katyn would never have been possible. Jorge Semprun talks about the freedom of choice in Buchenwald. Danish author Jens Christian Gröndahl explains why the independence of Greenland is merely a formality for its colonial ruler. And the Frankfurter Rundschau looks at Greek violence.
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Saturday 29 November- Friday 5 December, 2008

The writers Tariq Ali and Suketu Mehta explain why it's easy to point to Pakistan when Mumbai burns. Historian Arno Lustiger warns against a repeat of the UN anti-racism conference in Durban. Composer Konrad Boehmer draws a parallel between New Music and capitalism. And Jane Birkin reveals all about painless facelifts.
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