Anke Stelling in conversation with translator Lucy Jones, live-streamed with Goethe-Institut London

Join author Anke Stelling in conversation with translator Lucy Jones, for the launch of Higher Ground. The event will take place in German with simultaneous English interpretation by Ross Winters-Nicholl.

Anke will be discussing social differences and gentrification in Berlin as well as how these questions translate into other languages and cultural contexts.

The event will be held in Berlin, in association with Literaturhaus Berlin, and live-streamed to the Goethe-Institut London webpage

For more information, please visit the Goethe-Institut London website

Higher Ground

You only have yourself to blame, you might say, but that’s not true. Some decisions take you down one path, and others another … It’s all about power.

Resi is a writer in her mid-forties, married to Sven, a painter. They live, with their four children, in an apartment building in Berlin, where their lease is controlled by some of their closest friends. Those same friends live communally nearby, in a house they co-own and have built together. As the years have passed, Resi has watched her once-dear friends become more and more ensconced in the comforts and compromises of money, success, and the…

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