German Literature Month

November is German Literature Month so I am about to make a start on reading All for Nothing – Alles Somst, which is this month’s title for the war and lit readalong. It’s described as Walter Kempowski’s crowning achievement and to judge from the opening chapter it is going to be a dark and compelling…

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Round-up for October 2016

October has been a busy and productive month with four readings, culminating in the launch event for the CEGC ‘Cultural Exchange in a Time of Global Conflict’ project in the Maughan libraryat King’s College London. I read three commissioned poems, inspired by the lives of Wanda Gertz and Frederik van Eeden. The other poets were…

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