All items: Erich Kästner

Max Eilenberg speaks with John Siddique about the importance of love in children’s fiction, his previous career in publishing, retelling a traditional fairytale and his enduring enthusiasm for the work of Bob Dylan.

On her first visit to Berlin, Christina Koning packed a suitcase full of novels, and found they offered a surprising amount of insight into the city’s troubled past, as well as causing her to reflect on its inspiring present.