German contemporary and past literature, historical literature, current literary trends, and authors past and present.
Albert Einstein Quotes
Albert Einstein was a humanist and theoretical physicist, sometime laborer at the Munich Oktoberfest, Nobel Prize winner and, as a 'genius', asked his opinion on many things. These opinions became 'Einstein Quotes'.
Friedrich Nietzsche Philosopher, Quotations
German born Friedrich Nietzsche's quotations were written for the 19th century, a completely different world. Described as "One of the most dangerous minds of the 19th Century", his words are often as relevant now as they were then.
Friedrich Nietzsche, 19th Century Philosopher
Friedrich Nietzsche, "One of the most dangerous minds of the 19th Century". Often used to describe the German philosopher whose timeless quotations have made him a present day sage, and a complex man lay behind quotes such as "That which does not kill us makes us stronger".
My Father's Keeper - Book Review
My Father's Keeper: Children of Nazi Leaders - An Intimate History of Damage and Denial, follows the lives of children left the unenviable legacy of being born to ‘war criminals’, senior members of the Third Reich. With a background to post war life with the Allies and attitudes in modern Germany.
The Berlin Diaries, 1940-1945, Book Review
Life, revolutions and war changed Marie (Missie) Vassiltchikov’s predestined comfortable and privileged future, that of a beautiful and spirited ‘White Russian’ princess in Tsarist Russia.
The Brothers Grimm - collectors of fairy tales. German Culture Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | German Culture Site Map
Once upon a time there were two very dissimilar brothers, whose combined talents produced world famous European folk and fairy tales that are anything but sweet and gentle bedtime stories. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm.
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