Author: Claudia Kramatschek

The Syrian writer Samar Yazbek (photo: Manaf Azzam)

Interview with the Syrian writer Samar Yazbek

Divided society, divided souls

Sherko Fatah (photo: picture-alliance/ZB)

Book review: "The Last Place" by Sherko Fatah

A book about intercultural misunderstandings

Hélène Cixous (photo: AFP)

Interview with the philosopher Hélène Cixous

"I don't regret attending the school that is Algeria"

Zahra Ali (photo: private)

Book review: Zahra Ali's "Islamic Feminisms"

Female emancipation based on the spirit of Sharia

The British-Pakistani author Nadeem Aslam at lit.cologne in Cologne (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with Nadeem Aslam

Shadows of the past

Mohsin Hamid (photo: Jilian Edelstein)

Interview with the Pakistani Writer Mohsin Hamid

"The Markets Have Taken the Commons Over"

Shereen El Feki (photo: Kristof Arasim)

Shereen El Feki's ''Sex and the Citadel''

Exploring a Sexual Minefield

People demonstrating their solidarity with Romani people who are threatened with deportation from Germany (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Book Review: Miltiades Oulios on deportation in Germany

The Dark Side of a Cosmopolitan and Liberal Society

The old quarter of Fez (photo: Wikipedia/cc-by-sa-2.0-de)

Abdellah Taïa's Novel ''The Day of the King''

The Bitter Taste of Injustice

Mohammed Hanif (photo: dpa)

Interview with Mohammed Hanif

The Joys and Struggles of Everyday Life

Detail from the cover of The Night of the Golden Butterfly (source: publisher)

Tariq Ali: ''The Night of the Golden Butterfly''

Shimmering Prose against the Clash of Civilisations