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Sep 10, 2013
NSA Scandal: Juli Zeh and two dozen authors take 65,000 signatures to the Chancellery

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Sep 07, 2013
The Comic-Manifesto: COMICS ARE ART.

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Sep 07, 2013
The Opening Speech of the ilb 2013 by Taiye Selasi

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Sep 06, 2013
Our festival guests 2013 on one poster

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Sep 06, 2013
Cancelled Reading: Per Olov Enquist’s (S) Novel about Love on Nine Missing Pages

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Aug 28, 2013
A key aspect of ilb 2013: World Wisdom - Cultures of Aging

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Aug 22, 2013
RESONANZEN: Exihibition of Mary Baumeister and Jakob Mattner

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Aug 12, 2013
The programme for the 13th international literature festival berlin (04 -15/09/2013) is online!

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Aug 12, 2013
The program auf our festival section "International Children´s and Young Adult Literature" has just been published!

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Jul 10, 2013
Call for the reading performance “berlin reads” as a prelude to the 13th international literature festival berlin on the 4th of September 2013

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May 03, 2013
The ticket sales for the 13th international literature festival berlin has started

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Mar 22, 2013
Appeal for a Worldwide Reading for Li Bifeng on 04 June 2013

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Feb 17, 2013
Comic Summit on 15 March 2013 in Berlin: Scott McCloud, Chris Ware and Christoph Niemann

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Dec 07, 2012
Open letter to Syrian President Bachar al-Assad

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Nov 17, 2012
Text collection for the worldwide reading for Pussy Riot on the 12/12/2012

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Oct 04, 2012
Dara McGrath won the Photo Competition of the 12. ilb.
The motto of the competition was “Europe Now”. Within this framework the ilb was looking for pictures, which capture a (the) European reality, and maybe the condition of the continent, how it appears to the Photographer. Dara Mcgraths Photo of the German-Polish Border convinced the Jury.

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Oct 04, 2012
Writers issue statement of principle and intent
During the Edinburgh World Writers’ Conference in August 2012, a number of participating writers met in a closed session to discuss aspects of the publishing industry and the influences on literature and writers of recent market changes, not least as to ebooks and the internet. It was agreed to develop a statement of principles that could then be further developed and refined by the upcoming Edinburgh World Writers’ Conference events throughout the coming 12 months.

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Sep 13, 2012
Overview of the Europe Now-Weekend

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Sep 12, 2012
Reading with ABDO KHAL is cancelled!
Despite our standing line to the Saudi Arabian embassy, ABDO KHAL did not get his visa and could not board the plane to Berlin. His reading tonight at 9 pm at Haus der Berliner Festspiele has been cancelled.

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Sep 11, 2012
The readings with JOHN BURNSIDE are cancelled!
Dear guests of the 12. ilb, unfortunately, John Burnside can not be part of this years festival. His readings on the 16th September at 11am (Galerie Kit Schulte) and 4pm (Haus der Berliner Festspiele) will not be held!

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Aug 22, 2012
Our programme has arrived!
Here you can find the programme of the 12th ilb with more than 100 events and authors - like Herta Müller, Liao Yiwu, Isabel Allende, Amir Hassan Cheheltan, Ha Jin, Kiran Nagarkar, Vladimir Sorokin, Gerhard Falkner, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, Zeruya Shalev, Jonathan Meese, Durs Grünbein, Norbert Bisky, Bjarni Bjarnason and John Green.

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Aug 22, 2012
„Berlin liest“
Take part in the grand literature performance of this year´s festival opening

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Aug 17, 2012
Literature Nobel Prize Winners Support the ilb's Appeal in Favour of Pussy Riot
Free our Sisters

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Aug 10, 2012
Advance booking for the 12th international literature festival berlin!
Tickets can now be purchased for events at the 12th international literature festival berlin.

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Jul 23, 2012
We are proud to announce our International Children’s and Youth Literature programme for this year!
John Green, Finn-Ole Heinrich, Janne Teller, Iva Procházková and many other authors from all over the world will ensure a great atmosphere at this year´s festival.

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