Cover of Irshad Manji's German edition of "The Trouble with Islam"

Book Review

The Trouble with "The Trouble with Islam"

Tahmineh Milani (photo: AP)

The Cheeky Girl

Günter Grass (photo: AP)


Grass Grows in the Desert

Stand auf Buchmesse in Kairo, Foto: AP


Buchmesse mit Imageverlust

Claude Chalhoub (photo: Universal Music)

"Orient Meets Occident"

Middle Eastern Music as a Challenge

National Library in Baghdad (photo: AP)

Books for Iraq

Filling up the Shelves

Artist in Exile

"I already Consider Myself a Palestinian"

Lebanese Diary

"A Day in the Souk Is Like a Night of Love"

Foto: Theater an der Ruhr

Silk Road Theatre Festival in the Ruhr

"A Book for a Book instead an Eye for an Eye"

From Peshawar to London Town

Raising the Profile of German Literature

Maren Strack

Overcoming Gravity

Logo: 'Tunis - Cologne'


A Cross-Cultural Mosaic

The interior court yard of the European Translators' Centre in Straalen (photo: EÜK)

Straelen, the Mecca of Literary Translators

Goethe-Institut in Kabul, Afghanistan

New Beginning: Goethe-Institut Kabul Reopened

Smoke and Reality

Women in Afghanistan, Photo: AP

Setting up Afghanistan's First Girl Group - the Burka Band

Young Cineasts House, Tehran

“Experiments wanted” – Iranian Film Center Opens up New Perspectives for Young Directors

In Between Nomad Tents and Cashbahs