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#GoetheLiest: "Planet Magnon" karya Leif Randt © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

#GoetheLiest: "Planet Magnon" karya Leif Randt

In a peaceful solar system, there are six planets and two moons that are controlled by an intelligent computer. The computer makes the fairest decisions based on perfect statistics and considerations of total well-being.

#GoetheLiest: "Der Boxer" karya Reinhard Kleist © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

#GoetheLiest: "Der Boxer" karya Reinhard Kleist

At the age of sixteen, Harry was imprisoned in the Auschwitz concentration camp. When he was forced to box other residents for the entertainment of SS officers, Haft showed exceptional strength and courage as well as survival spirit.


Voices from Indonesia © Colourbox.de

Voices from Indonesia

The launch of this on-line anthology aims to give an insight into the rich world of stories from the Indonesian Archipelago, taking the reader to different islands, ethnic groups, languages and religions

Social Translating

Social Translating

In the Social Translating project, literary translators from Asia translate German novels into their languages and meet on the e-book platform Lectory.

Festive opening at Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Photo (detail): © Frankfurter Buchmesse/Marc Jacquemin

Frankfurt Book Fair

A collection of articles on the theme of the Frankfurt Book Fair.