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If your knowledge of German literature doesn't get much further in the alphabet than G and H (Goethe, Grass, Hesse), a visit to www.litrix.de will prove literarily enlightening. The trilingual website (German, English and a third language that changes every year) introduces readers to a wide variety of new fiction, nonfiction and children's titles each month.

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Financed by the German Cultural Foundation and run by the Goethe Institute, the site is intended to promote among foreign readers an appreciation of the works of contemporary German authors—a laudable goal, given that the land of the...

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