Presenting What’s Up, Germany?'s “Literature” issue. Happy reading!



What’s Up, Ambassador?

“Germany has a rich literary tradition. No wonder
it is known as the land of poets and thinkers!”

— Ambassador Walter J Lindner



Germany is the third-biggest
publishing market in the world today.

Click here for more interesting facts. >>


Check out these really cool book-inspired
sculptures and art installations.

Hope they inspire you to open a book or two!



From Bestseller to Big Screen

It's a fascinating ride!


Literature – 2019 | Issue 2

Literature (2019 | Issue 2)

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  • german ambassador

What’s Up, Ambassador?

Mr Walter J Lindner appreciates India's and Germany's rich literary tradition.

  • Facts About German Literature

Did You Know?

Check out these interesting facts about literature and language!

  • german literature

Prost to German Poetry & Prose!

Let's explore Germany’s literary heritage through five influential writers, four of whom were awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

  • modern German voices

Modern German Voices

What’s Up, Germany? examines the current literary scene in Germany and presents some of its movers and shakers.

  • printing press

Printing Power!

Here's a tribute to Johannes Gutenberg, the man who invented the movable-type printing press.

  • books into movies

From Bestseller to Big Screen

What’s Up, Germany? brings you some German bestsellers that have found their way on the big screen.

  • Indo-German literary ties

India on the Mind

What’s Up, Germany? delves into the history of Indo-German literary ties.

  • indo-german literary ties

Indo-German Literary Ties

Presenting modern Indian writers with a strong connection to Germany and German writers with a strong connection to India.

  • book themed sculptures

Cool Literary Art

What’s Up, Germany? has put together a unique selection of book-inspired sculptures and literary art installations from around the world.

  • facts on poets and authors

Offbeat Lit Facts!

Here's a collection of quirky literary facts you can use to impress someone!

  • tips for writing

On Writing

Keen on writing a book? Check out these tips from famous authors on the process of writing.

  • German Idioms and Proverbs

Let’s Talk!

What’s Up, Germany? brings you some really cool German idioms and proverbs. Ready for some swag?!

  • German Literary terms

What’s Up, Germany?‘s Survival Kit

Check out these German literary terms that have made their way into the English language.

  • Literary crossword

What’s Up, Germany?’s Literature Crossword

Read the Indo-German mag with swag and take a shot at this literary crossword.

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    Sanjeev Garg August 26, 2019 at 12:59 pm - Reply

    I love two countries: Germany and India. What’s Up, Germany? provides me information regarding the togetherness of both these countries, which makes me feel great!

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    Dr Santhosh August 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm - Reply

    I like What’s Up, Germany? mainly due to its diversity of subjects. The presentation of topics is very impressive. Illustrations are really attractive. What’s Up, Germany? opens a door to know German culture in a simple way.

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    Varun Reddy August 26, 2019 at 1:02 pm - Reply

    I am really interested in quizzes. I was eagerly waiting for the quiz, which helps increase my knowledge. The crossword puzzle in this issue is very interesting. So once again, thanks What’s Up, Germany?

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    Manisha Rawat September 10, 2019 at 8:51 am - Reply

    I really like the current issue based on German literature and its connection around the world.

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    Sakshi Saini September 23, 2019 at 9:55 am - Reply

    I have always loved Germany’s art and culture and that was the only reason that motivated me to learn German as my third language. Germany and its language have always fascinated me. My love for Germany is ETERNAL!

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