Mascha Kaléko: Kinder reicher Leute

Introduction I have just been skim reading the Wikipedia.de entry about Mascha Kaleko and how she visited the famous literary Romamian Cafe which was in what is now Breitscheidplatz near the even more famous  Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche, Also that she had attended a Volksschule in Frankfurt and then attended in Berlin the Humboldt University. In the fateful… Continue reading Mascha Kaléko: Kinder reicher Leute

Roads to Berlin by Cees Nooteboom (Author), Laura Watkinson (Translator)

“Whoever controls Berlin controls Germany and whoever controls Germany controls Europe” is a remark which attributed to Lenin. Until November 1989, the Berlin Wall, Die Berliner Mauer, bisected the historic city and divided its citizens from each other. Berlin was occupied, militarised and yet its people carried on with their daily lives amongst the ruins. Cees… Continue reading Roads to Berlin by Cees Nooteboom (Author), Laura Watkinson (Translator)