On the Death of Siegfried Lenz ? ?You have to justify your life?

Siegfried Lenz, one of the great writers of German post-war literature is dead. He died on 7 October 2014, surrounded by his family. He was 88 years old.... more more

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from 28.03.2007

The love for literature never blossoms as much as in times when literature is officially supressed. Anyone who hasn't experienced this cannot really imagine how precious illegal copies of works by Vladimir Nabokov, Osip Mandelstam, Joseph Brodsky or Daniil Kharms were in the late Soviet era. Today the books of these ...

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