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Enjoy these 10 acclaimed writers as they reveal what the magic of reading is to them, and why they feel literature is so powerful.
The protest against surveillance is turning global. A list of leading authors from around the world have signed the petition "A Stand for Democracy in the Digital age." One of them, German Nobel Prize winner Günter Grass, explains why.
"I realized it was through language that I could define myself as a German." Meet Nobel Prize laureate Günter Grass (1927-2015) in this interview, which was to be one of his last, where he reflects on his life, literary work and political engagement.
"Someone who has 500 friends, has no friends." An interview with the Nobel Prize winning author Günter Grass on why he dislikes Facebook, computers and the internet.