Bonne Lektüre

Bonne Lektüre with Marie-Pierre © Laura Laakso

Are you interested in German literature but don't really know where to start? As part of our "Bonne Lektüre" series, Marie-Pierre would like to share with you her favorites from our library. Whether it's contemporary literature, comics or children's books, she is happy to share her recommendations with you.

The Videos

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Bonne Lektüre #12
"Mes Mauvaises Filles", by Zelba

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Bonne Lektüre #11
"Humer, Flairer, Sentir", by Johannes Frasnelli

Bonne Lektüre! Le grand royaume des ombres, de Arno Geiger © Aim Pé

Bonne Lektüre #10
"Le grand royaume des ombres", by Arno Geiger

Bonne Lektüre! Kiste, de Patrick Wirbeleit et Uwe Heidschötter © Aim Pé

Bonne Lektüre #9
"Kiste", by Patrick Wirbeleit and Uwe Heidschötter

Bonne Lektüre mit Marie-Pierre © Goethe-Institut Montreal

Bonne Lektüre #8
"La patate cadeau", by Diane Carmel Léger

Bonne Lektüre! Urbex RDA, de Nicolas Offenstadt © Goethe-Institut Montreal

Bonne Lektüre #7
"Urbex RDA", by Nicolas Offenstadt

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Bonne Lektüre #6
"Les occasions manquées", by Lucy Fricke

„Tant qu’il y aura des cèdres“ © Goethe-Institut Montreal

Bonne Lektüre #5
"Tant qu’il y aura des cèdres" de Pierre Jarawan

 „Die letzten 23 Tage der Plüm“ © Goethe-Institut Montreal

Bonne Lektüre #4
"Die letzten 23 Tage der Plüm" by Katharina Greve

Dans le même bateau © Goethe-Institut Montreal

Bonne Lektüre #3
"Dans le même bateau" von Zelba

Schottenfreude © Goethe-Institut Montreal

Bonne Lektüre #2
"Schottenfreude" von Ben Schott

Le rêve de l'Okapi © Goethe-Institut Montreal

Bonne Lektüre #1
"Le rêve de l'okapi" von Mariana Leky


A portemanteau of Book and YouTube, BookTube is a term used for bookish videos found on the YouTube platform. Such videos started appearing on the platform around 2010, made by book lovers worldwide. BookTube videos can consist of book presentations, reviews (with or without spoilers), bookshelf tours, readalongs, discussions, etc. Many genres are represented in the BookTube community (Young Adult, classics, science-fiction, comics, non-fiction, etc.). The community has grown exponentially in recent years, and is often cited as a source of growth for the book publishing industry.

Our vlogger

Marie-Pierre has been the librarian at the Goethe-Institut Montreal for over 10 years. An avid reader since childhood, she explores a wide variety of literary fields with great curiosity. Of course, German literature is a particular focus of interest for her. After studying the classics as part of her Bachelor's degree in German Studies, she turns to contemporary German literature in her BookTube channel Bonne Lektüre. She lives in Montreal.

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