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October 13, 2017
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Run-up to revolution: Early American history seen through the stage in Odai Johnson’s book ‘London in a Box’

The true cultural tipping point in the run-up to the American Revolution, writes University of Washington drama professor Odai Johnson in his new book, might not have been the Boston Tea Party, the British naval blockade or even the First … Continue reading

July 18, 2016
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Interview with fiction writer ‘Kathleen Maher’

Fiction writer Kathleen Maher, the oldest of five, grew up in a suburb of Chicago. She already authored two books, ‘Diary of a heretic’ and ‘Underground Nest’. It’s my pleasure today to talk to Kathleen on her books, specially about … Continue reading

July 2, 2016
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Kasseler Grimm-Forscher lüftet das Geheimnis der „Aschenputtel“-Erzählerin

Ende eines literaturhistorischen Rätsels: Der Kasseler Grimm-Forscher Prof. Dr. Holger Ehrhardt hat die Frau identifiziert, die die Erzählung „Aschenputtel“ zur Märchensammlung der Brüder Grimm beigesteuert hat. Es handelt sich um eine Marburger Kleinbürgerin, die 1814 verarmt und kinderlos in einem … Continue reading