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Goethe Medal 2020: Ian McEwan in Graphic Novels

Illustrationen von Hamed Eshrat, Lukas Jüliger und Reinhard Kleist Illustrationen von Hamed Eshrat, Lukas Jüliger und Reinhard Kleist | © Goethe-Institut
Traditionally, the award ceremony of the Goethe Medal takes place on 28 August, the birthday of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Since this year's event with British author Ian McEwan was a digital one, we asked three German graphic novel artists to reinvent it and contribute through visual storytelling in short graphic novels!
The journey takes us from early Ian McEwan's inspirations to satisfactory hotels - and at one point, even Mephisto makes an appearance!
New graphic novels are published every month, on the 28 August, 28 September and 28 October!


>> Check out the new Graphic Novels!

John Kampfner © John Kampfner
With a lecture based on his book Why the Germans Do It Better. Notes from a Grown-up Country, John Kampfner was our guest at last year's Brady Lecture, and so we are all the more pleased to see his book being a current bestseller!

>> Read the article about the lecture!

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