Tag Archives: Books about Berlin

A man who falls – Ein Mann, der faellt- by Ulrike Edschmid

This is the story of a man who falls from a ladder while decorating his flat and suffers life changing injuries. At first diagnosed as paraplegic by the doctors, he regains some feeling and movement but is permanently disabled. Related … Continue reading

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Tigermilch by Stefanie Velasco- translated into English by Tim Mohr

This is the story of Nini and Jameelah, ¬†two 14 year old girls living in Berlin, determined to have a good time, which includes losing their virginity, during the school summer holidays. They have considerable freedom to roam around Berlin … Continue reading

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Berlin liegt im Osten- Berlin is in the East- Nellja Veremej

Berlin Alexanderplatz is the home of Lena, the first person narrator of this debut novel by Nellja Veremej. It is also of course the title of the famous 1929 novel by Alfred D√∂blin, set in Berlin and appearing as a … Continue reading

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