Author: Andreas Pflitsch

Anti-Sarrazin demonstration in Potsdam in September 2010 (photo: imago/Christian Thiel)

Book review: Klaus J. Bade on Thilo Sarrazin

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Forget Sarrazin!

Laurent Fries's world map, which is based on the Waldseemüller map of 1513 (photo: Wikimedia commons)

Global history

Playing with the relativity of perspectives

Karl May as Kara Ben Nemsi (photo:CC, DW )

The 100th Anniversary of Karl May's Death

Literary Genius or Man of Legendary Hubris?

Ulrich Kienzle (photo: Rudolf Simon)

Memoirs of Middle East Reporting

''Somebody had to go to Cairo''

Youssef Ziedan (photo: Doris Poblekowski)

Youssef Ziedan's Novel ''Azazeel''

In Case of Doubt, Choose Doubt

Protest on Tahrir Square (photo: AP, dapd)

Alaa al-Aswani's "On the State of Egypt"

''Democracy Is the Solution''