Dialogue Books just found a new home in Kruezberg, so now Berlin has 3 English Bookstores and Dialogue is the only one that specializes in new books.
Their event Conflict & Writing was intriguing because we seem to live in a time of constant crisis. The authors were brilliant. Here are some take-away quotes I could not get on camera.
“Writing about a culture (that is not English-speaking) in English takes on an ambassadorial quality… ” Priya Basil
“Trying to understand what the bigger compensations of faith were that made the larger sacrifices worthwhile.” – unknown author from Australia that was added last minute
“You are the writer from the book? The holy book?” – drunk guy who poked his head in
Sorry for the shaky camera action and sound quality. The place was packed so I was actively doing yoga poses in order stay in such a cramped position while filming.