Society & Culture:Places & Travel
Berlin Episode 17 Writers on Berlin
We open with some quotes on Berlin from the likes of David Bowie ('the greatest cultural extravaganza anyone could imagine') and Nikita Khrushchev ('the testicle of the west'), then follows the main content: reviews of 4 non-fiction books which tell the story of Berlin and its residents from different angles. They include a family history, the history of a house, an escape story and an investigation into the inner workings of East Germany.
Reading for this post
The House by the Lake by Thomas Harding
Stasiland by Anna Funder
Tunnel 29 by Helena Merriman
Red Love by Maxim Leo
Two Berlin Anthologies
City Lit Berlin Edited by Heather Reyes
Berlin, A Traveller's Guide by Paul Sullivan and Marcel Krueger
Berlin Tourist Information Offices
Inspiring Germany Tourist Information
City Breaks: all the history and culture you'd research for yourself if you had the time!
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