Mark Twain in Berlin, and Why He Loved the German Language

By Eva Schweitzer on Email

Mark Twain’s love-hate relationship with the German language is well-known, but often misunderstood. After the author visited Germany in 1878 — Heidelberg, Baden-Baden, the Black Forest —, he wrote the book, “A Tramp Abroad,” with the now-famous appendix, “The Awful German Language”. Here, Twain gripped with the confusing gender of nouns, …

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Berlinica To Hold Special Book Reading At NYC’s KGB Bar This Sunday

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Looking for something German to do in NYC this weekend?  Berlinica, an independent publishing company focused on bringing readers informative stories on Berlin’s history, will be holding a special book reading at the KGB Bar in New York City on Sunday, June 16.  From 7-9pm, David Henry Sterry will be …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Berlinica Starts A Kickstarter Campaign For Their Latest Book “Mark Twain in Berlin”

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Berlinica has opened up a Kickstarter fundraising campaign for their latest book about Mark Twain’s 1891-92 journey through Berlin.  According to Berlinica, the book will feature “never-before published stories by Twain himself and an account of his adventures in Berlin — getting into trouble with the police, paying too much …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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