Category Archives: Leipzig Liest

Grassi Liest 2013: The Leipzig Buchmesse in the Grassi Museums

With the last snow of winter melting quicker than chocolate cake of dreams on the fire of reality, it must be time once again for Leipzig Buchmesse. And once again the three Leipzig Grassi Museums are playing host to a … Continue reading

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Grassi Liest 2011: The Leipzig Buchmesse in the Grassimuseum

No sooner has the first frost of winter thawed. Up pops the Leipzig Buchmesse 2012. And as every year the three Leipzig Grassi Museums have put together a varied, challenging and entertaining programme of readings. Obviously amongst such a wide … Continue reading

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Leipzig Liest 2011 @ Grassi Museum Leipzig – Sarah Lark: Im Schatten des Kauribaums

Sarah Lark’s 6th novel takes the reader to New Zealand at the end of the 18th century. Lizzie and Michael Drury have successfully fulfilled their dream of establishing a large sheep farm and  the future is looking rosy…. Until their eldest … Continue reading

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Leipzig Liest 2011 @ Grassi Museum Leipzig – Ioana Ieronim: Triumful poparuolei

As its contribution to Leipzig Liest 2011 the Grassi Leipzig Musical Instruments Museum hosts a reading with music featuring Triumful poparuolei by Romanian poet Ioana Ieronim. Or better featuring the German translation of Triumful poparuolei by Romanian poet Ioana Ieronim … Continue reading

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Leipzig Liest 2011 @ Grassi Museum Leipzig – David Seven Deers: Heelahs Traum

Heelah the raven dreams the most fantastic dreams of a world unlike her own; and every morning after she wakes her friends sit around and listen to her recount her tale … Until one day the mythical thunderbird appears and … Continue reading

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Leipzig Liest 2011 @ Grassi Museum Leipzig – Anu Stohner: Das Schaf Charlotte und seine Freunde

An adventure book for kids opens Leipzig Liest 2011 at the Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum. Within the sheep flock the young Charlotte’s choice of friends cause confusion. Rather than other sheep Charlotte prefers the company of the other animals in … Continue reading

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Leipzig Liest 2011 @ Grassi Museum Leipzig – Thomas Worm & Claudia Karstedt: Lügendes Licht

Under the sub-title “the dark side of the energy saving lamp” Thomas Worm & Claudia Karstedt discuss in their book “Lügendes Licht” the sense and value of energy saving light bulbs. Or rather form a considered and intelligent argument against … Continue reading

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Leipzig Liest 2011 @ Grassi Museum Leipzig: Natalia Schäfer for Korsch Verlag

The 2011 Leipzig Buchmesse season at the Grassi Museum opens not with a reading – but with an exhibition of works by Paderborn based artist Natalia Schäfer for the calendar and greetings card producer Korsch. For let us not forget … Continue reading

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