Summertime stories

Literature despite the weather! Be prepared for inside or riverside with our thrilling summer picks. Here are four great new books from Berlin authors – and one Berlin-related book from a lit superstar – you should pick up as soon as possible. more »

Jul 15, 2015 11:00 AM , , Culture

Amok Mama: Rakete 2012

See the year out with a bang – Jacinta Nandi's next Lesebühne is on December 27 in Hipster-Paradise, Ä. more »

Dec 24, 2012 11:45 AM The Berlin Blog

The other lit caste

Tired of the same old reading nights where the chance of surprise is limited to when your mobile embarrassingly goes off? So were Thomas Götz von Aust and Andreas Schwarz. Dichter and Dichter vs. Borderlines is the antidote. more »

May 4, 2012 6:00 PM Stage

EXB Wednesday at Kaffee Burger

This month’s edition of our legendary night features a pair of acts that revel in spear-tipped words sure to kill the wails. Don't miss Danielle De Picciotto and The Methylated Spirits on Oct 26. more »

Oct 19, 2011 9:00 AM What's On


Courtesy of The Library of Congress

Daniel Berg: 9/11, Ten Years After

As an expat New Yorker Daniel Berg is a bit miffed about not being invited to the official commemoration services for the anniversary of 9/11, yet he still finds a lot to muse about as we cross the decade line since the attacks on the Twin Towers. more »

Sep 7, 2011 9:00 AM The Berlin Blog 2 Comments

Mario Barth. Photo by Udo Grimberg (Wikimedia Commons)

Amok Mama: German artists

German artists are so precious. Jacinta Nandi thinks they should all be forced to work 70 hours a week in McDonald's for a year. Then they'd stop whingeing about Lena and Mario Barth not having enough talent. more »

Aug 29, 2011 8:00 AM The Berlin Blog 5 Comments

Photo by Mariusz Chilmon (vmario; Flickr CC)

Amok Mama: Three and a half hours

Jacinta Nandi's boyfriend thinks she goes to far too many readings. But still, at least she doesn't expect him to shag her for three-and-a-half sodding hours. more »

Aug 1, 2011 9:00 AM The Berlin Blog 5 Comments

EXB Wednesdays at Kaffee Burger

Novelist Ida Hattemer-Higgens reads from her well-received debut, The History of History and Dirk Markham swoops his guitar through loops into groups of sounds. more »

May 18, 2011 9:00 AM What's On

In bed with EXBERLINER

We're going to bed, and you're invited. EXBERLINER's 24-hour bed-in event begins this Friday. And we want to know: what would you do in bed with us? more »

Jan 3, 2011 9:00 AM Zeitgeist