The blog “Cherrypicker” presents selected novels and non-fiction, graphic novels and stories, audio books and music CDs. And it gathers concise voices from the world of literature. Every week a new recommendation, every week the chance to discover remarkable texts, images and opinions.
Is it possible to lead an apolitical life? Author Susanne Gregor is certain that one cannot live apolitically – neither today, nor in turbulent times like 1989. She reminds us that social upheavals took place not only in Germany but also in Eastern European countries at that time.
He doesn't see himself as an activist. Now the Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado has received the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade 2019. About his connection with nature – and what lies behind the aesthetics of his always black-and-white pictures.
In which direction is the literary industry developing? Tina Lurz, Tristan Marquardt and Zoë Beck are helping to shape this change. As literary bloggers, literary mediators and publishers they talk about diversity in the literary world – and about the influence we as readers can have.