Hitler. He’s back. One day he wakes up in Berlin and decides to continue his quest to bring National Socialism to a world that thinks him a comedian. This is the plot of Timur Vermes’ book titled Er ist wieder da.
Digital Publishing is the bane of existence in the world of bookshops. However, they do have one distinct advantage. They’re opening up the world of publishing to anyone. And with that, seemingly lost genres resurface. Among them: Pulp Fiction.
Next week, a rare thing happens for Swiss cinemas. The Wind Rises starts screening. While there is no shortage of animated movies in cinemas, there is one for traditionally animated movies. And if they’re from Japan, it’s doubly extraordinary.
War, Hong Kong, Love and a title that just might be a bit of a turnoff, but really shouldn’t be. This is The Piano Teacher by Janice K. Lee, a book firmly set in the past that bends genres and shows both sides of colonialism.