7 Awesome New Books from Berlin

A great way to support your local artist community and look smart at the same time is to invest in some books! In this article, you’ll find an assortment of recent posts from or about Berlin, representing all kinds of genres – some will expand your knowledge of the city, while others are just too fun to miss. Prepare to wow your visitors with a cool Berlin book on your shelf (once dinners are a thing again!).

Our favorite Berlin vegan chef is back with an inspiring book (in German) filled with practical tips that have the potential to revolutionize your approach to cooking. The publication, titled “Die kleine Hoffmann” is an intuitive cooking guide. With Sophia, you can become so familiar with vegan cooking that you won’t need a recipe to guide you.

the Electronic Beats 20th Anniversary Book is a collection of essays, photographs and interviews that offers a deep insight into the electronic music scene. But that’s not all – it will also be an opportunity to test your German skills or a great motivation to learn, because you can only get the publication in German!

Showcasing honest and daring images of queer people accompanied by essays by Ben Miller (Schwules Museum Berlin), this photography book goes far beyond just being an aesthetic experience. This important publication documenting fragments of queer everyday life is available In English.

This one-of-a-kind travel guide shows you how to explore countries around the world… without leaving Berlin! The author takes advantage of the shops, cafes and restaurants of our Hauptstadt to trace paths that will allow you to explore the Berlin version of China, Russia, Japan and three other countries!

This book reflects the entire Berlin club scene affected by the pandemic. These are not only eerie snapshots of places usually filled with revelers, but also interviews with people whose livelihoods have been affected by the crisis. You can read more about this post and see some pictures of empty clubs here.

If you’re looking for a German novel that will take you back to the days of wild Berlin clubbing, “Fromme Wölfe” by Kevin Junk is just the book for you! You can sit back and disappear in a world of long nights and parties – a world that is not without its own pitfalls and challenges.

The topography of Berlin is an infinitely fascinating subject. This book (available in English and German) is perfect for those who want to explore every nook and cranny of Berlin as the city has developed over the past two hundred years.

Last but not the least: there is some pretty exciting literature that can be ordered from this same website, like our very special guide to Berlin, “Like a Berliner” that we created in collaboration with illustrator Sophia Halamoda. If you’re interested in a shorter read, we’ve recently replenished our offering of “Learn German with iHeartBerlin” book, which is a humorous interpretation of some of the most unique words in the German dictionary.

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through Michalina
April 29, 2021
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