(Tai Recanati, photo from Facebook) Tai Recanati is Executive Producer of a new film directed by Janina Quint, GERMANS & JEWS. The documentary explores the often fraught relationships between Germans and Jews in the post-Holocaust era. You may view the GERMANS & JEWS trailer here. Below in this blog post, Tai Recanati and Janina Quint jointly answer…

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  Neil Gordon, writing for The New York Times, called Joseph Kanon’s novel THE GOOD GERMAN “thoroughly captivating.” And Tim Nolan, reviewing Kanon’s novel LEAVING BERLIN in the Wall Street Journal, wrote “Mr. Kanon, author now of seven top-notch novels of period political intrigue, conveys the bleak, oppressive, and creepy atmosphere of occupied Berlin in…

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The Michelin-starred, entrepreneurial chef Tim Raue offers diners in Berlin die Qual der Wahl — an embarrassment of culinary riches. His flagship establishment — Tim Raue at 26 Rudi-Dutschke-Strasse — features Raue’s uniquely-developed Asian-fusion cuisine, in which elements of Japanese, Chinese and Thai traditions are inflected with a lovely European accent. Sra Bua — the…

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Renowned artist and illustrator Olaf Hajek maintains his studio in Berlin’s center-most district, Mitte. You might have seen his work in The New York Times Book Review. Recently, I caught up with Hajek for this interview. 1) You’ve done some delightful work for the Autorenbuchhandlung Berlin. Please tell us about the Autorenbuchhandlung. “The Autorenbuchhandlung is a bookstore…

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