• Interview

    Podcast #1: Sharon Dodua Otoo

    Sharon Dodua Otoo describes herself as “Black British mother, activist, author and editor”. She has published two novellas in English, the things i am thinking while smiling politely (2012) and Synchronicity (2014), and is the editor of the English-language book series Witnessed which focusses on the experiences of Black people in Germany. In…

  • Lists

    January, February, March: 15(+) Most-Anticipated Books

    While I am aware that January is almost over I decided nonetheless to share some of the books published in the first quarter of 2019 I can’t await to read. I share brief descriptions of the book (either from Goodreads or the publisher’s page, sometimes abridged) and in a few words why I…

  • General

    Welcome!

    After having written overlong captions on Instagram for almost four years now and writing about books in German elsewhere, I decided to create a home for my extensive book-related thoughts. You find more about me and my ideas for this page under About. If you want to make sure you don’t miss any…