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

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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

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

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


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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


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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


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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

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

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

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