Walking into Another Country in Kreuzberg is like walking into the living room of someone who wasn't expecting company; a comfy mess of chairs, books and coffee mugs.
Brit maverick Alan Raphaeline (on our cover this month) considers his second-hand shop more of a library. If you choose to return a book you will get your money minus 1.50 euro back. Some books are not even for sale and are only available for reading in the shop. This goes especially for his large science fiction collection in the basement. All events are very social, with a weekly film night, TV-night and dinner night.