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Rosa Lux reloaded! 100 years after Rosa Luxemburg's death, Exberliner rediscovers the vibrant woman and prophetic thinker behind the revolutionary Berlin icon, and what makes her inspiring for generations of women today. Out now! Read more

Bookworm or not: if it’s a good read, it’s a good gift. We’ve rounded up some of Berlin’s best new books for under the tree. Read more

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The occult is back! Exberliner tracked down the Berliners behind the trend: from a DIY tarot reader to a real-life ghostbuster, from techie astrologers to an old-school fortuneteller and our devilish cover boy. Out now! Read more

According to the founders of Round not Square, “turning pages is so 20th century!” Read more

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Exberliner investigates one of Berlin's most pressing issues: housing. From exploding rents to the companies cashing in on the student housing crisis; from former squatters fighting over property to alternative house sharing options. Out now! Read more

The 18th International Literature Festival came to an end on last Saturday. Time to look back and reflect after 10 days. Read more

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As the ILB slowly comes to an end, we look at two questions. How can drugs be legalized? And how can we understand Russia? Read more

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Gender, sexuality, food: The first ILB weekend was chock-full of topical readings and discussions... Read more

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Bad girl of lit, bird lover, Brandenburger-by-choice – novelist Nell Zink is many things... including busy. Not just with a book a year, either. On Sep 11 and Sep 12 at Haus der Berliner Festspiele, you can see for yourself what that might mean. Read more

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The International Literature Festival is underway, kicking off Wednesday night with a speech from Eva Menasse. Here are our impressions of its start. Read more

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American literary shooting star Yaa Gyasi filled us in on her opinions about race, violence and the importance of small goals. Returning to the ILB, she will read from her successful debut novel "Homegoing" on September 5, 23:00 at Le Bar. Read more

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Berlin’s International Literature Festival is back with 200 authors from 50 countries and 10 days (Sep 5-15) jam-packed with readings, panels and even films! Read more

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Ahead of his reading on the September 6 at the International Literature Festival Berlin (and as a taste of our upcoming coverage – stay tuned), Self talks LSD, the eeriness of Grindr and the psychotic nature of Berlin’s urban spaces. ILB: Sep 5-15. Read more

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The stream of novels set in Germany’s capital is seemingly endless. We selected four new releases in English that will pep up your summer holidays. Read more

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Summer is here! Check out our guides to the creamiest vegan gelato, the best and worst bike-sharing schemes and hot summer reads. Plus: The new faces of Spandau, krays in Tiergarten, allergy attacks and more... on newsstands now! Read more

An unexpectedly popular book festival gets Avocado Johnson thinking about the nature of viral Facebook events. Read more


"Psychedelic bookstore and teahouse" Kali may be light on actual drugs, but the tea and books serve well enough to tune in and drop out while you're there. Read more

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Novelist Emma Glass on the visceral world of her debut novel Peach. She reads for Literatur:Berlin Festival on Mar 19, 20:00 at Maschinenhaus/Kulturbrauerei. Read more

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In the analogue spirit, we’ve rounded up the best new local reads for every naughty-or-nice Berliner on your Christmas gift list. Read more


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