?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 23 - Friday 29 Feburary, 2008

The taz admires Martin Walser's kiss-my-ass tie in Weimar. Poet Peter Rühmkorf outlines the basic law of art. Art historian Wolfgang Ullrich tells his colleagues to start practising heresy. Die Zeit describes a slap in the face for the Russian press. And author Sherko Fatah finds East Berlin in Bagdad.
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Saturday 16 - Friday 22 February, 2008

Hungarian novelist Peter Zilahy describes how he turned from coal into a diamond, in the EU passport holders queue at the airport. The FAZ talked to frustrated students at a screening of "Persepolis" in Tehran. Norberto Fuentes describes how Fidel Castro became the last Soviet hero. And die Zeit examines Germany's top-down class struggle.
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Saturday 8 - Friday 15 February, 2008

Die Welt reveals why a Cinema for Peace gala was really a Cinema for Peace with Putin gala. The taz responds to Recep Erdogan's controversial speech in Cologne. Andrzej Wajda speaks about his film "Katyn". The FAZ looks back at anti-Semitic cleansings in Poland in 1968. And the German encyclopedic institution Brockhaus has given up the printed ghost.
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Saturday 2 - Friday 8 February, 2008

Kenyan writer Meja Mwangi asks how a monster is born. Polish publicist Adam Krzeminski looks at the Germans' blind eye for the Poles. Writer Richard Wagner asks why Kosovars don't focus on electricity. Tariq Ramadan is at the centre of controversy over Israel and the Turin Book Fair. And director Isabella Rosselini talks hardcore sex and insects.
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Saturday 26 January - Friday 1 February, 2008

Internet activist Alex Au-Waipang explains how the Singapore government encourages people to exercise self-censorship on the net. We meet the maniac New Yorker who is bringing intellectual substance to the city's night life. Historian Götz Aly accuses the German 68ers of side-stepping their Nazi past instead of confronting it. Novelist and lawyer Juli Zeh has filed a legal complaint against the biometric passport. And Nikolai Tokarev has put the manliness back into Mozart.
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