Category Archives: Berlin
A selection of vital and biographically charged pre-World War One fiction from the great Else Lasker-Schüler
We’ve got bad gays, can-can dancers and pataphysicians, we’ve got a Black Pope, an Expressionist Joan of Arc and the Last Emperor of Mexico. Won’t you join us?
From Romanian avant-garde Elvis to all the Swedish anarchist Sufi Post-Impressionsists you can imagine
My latest translation for Rixdorf Editions, in case you’ve been wondering why things have been quiet around here …
A selection of beach reads – only some of them ironically so!
A selection of works with which to while away your second or third lockdown.
Books to remember from a year you probably want to forget
Quite possibly the craziest story about Weimar Germany you’ve never heard
In which we visit Rogomelec and Sealand, the castle of truth and a fern-loved gully
From clean-lined architects to Dirty Helen Cromwell the potty-mouthed barkeep – let us join hands and make contact with the fabulous.
Who needs this many books? You do. YOU need this many books.
Your essential Christmas book list – it’s naughty, it’s nice. Mostly naughty if we’re honest.
Johannes Baader and one of the very first art interventions, 100 years ago today in Berlin
Hidden cultural history, forgotten innovators and compellingly wayward souls – it’s SO Strange Flowers
A cemetery springs to life in honour of the doomed Berlin provocateuse