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Art

Few answers one year after news of Gurlitt's art trove broke

ImageThe discovery of the valuable trove held by Cornelius Gurlitt, the son of an art dealer, unleashed a debate one year ago about returning works once stolen by Nazis. Many questions remain open, and a debate continues.

Literature

Searching for Germany's identity on a bike

What makes Germans tick? That's what Anna Magdalena Bössen wants to find out. She is biking through Germany to get to know the country better. Along the way, she recites German poetry in exchange for a place to stay.

Media

BuzzFeed makes its German debut

Is the Internet in need of more light-hearted listicles and cat videos? BuzzFeed thinks Germany is. The viral content site is celebrating the launch of its new German-language website this week.

History

London exhibition aims to alter Germany's image

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the British Museum's "Germany: Memories of a Nation" exhibition offers food for thought to those who think they know Britain's one-time enemy.

Literature

Reclusive author Patrick Modiano wins the Nobel Prize for Literature

Little known beyond France, the publicity-shunning writer is being compared by the Swedish Academy to Marcel Proust.