What is singing anyway? Is it an artistic act? What do expression, mirror of the soul or a political act mean? How do animals sing? Is it a difference to sing together or alone in the shower? – 21 authors write about philosophical, poetic and practical aspects of a cultural technique that is always part of our natural expression.
A big shiny field of metallic orange-red hot foil reflects the light. Inside black, dense letters form the word “Ziegel” (brick). Above an angry panting wolf. The first edition of the re-designed Hamburg yearbook for literature collects poetry and fiction of almost fifty writers from Hamburg and illustrations by Line Hoven.
How to become a good father? The protagonist wants to learn from the best and makes his way to the forest to find „Reuber“. The result is a beautifully illustrated and written homage to the courage and the forest by Rán Flygenring (drawings) and Finn-Ole Heinrich (text).
“Verlorener Morgen” is a novel about a whole country: Romania. It’s history is marked by suffering in many different ways and decades, the book concentrates on the World War I and the 1980s. But the protagonists are strong, especially the women. Therefore the Romanian flag in the form of three powerful and impasto colour stripes illustrates this strength and covers the grey reality.
Cooking is part of our daily life: We cook for ourselves, for our family, for friends and colleagues – and a good meal can definitely make our day and delight all our senses. In the book 18 authors – chefs, food activists, journalists, blogger, critics, scientists and philosophers – write about their passion and the influence on our live and the society.