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What we do is the English version of the German online cultural magazine Perlentaucher. provides a lively and informative view of cultural and intellectual life in Germany. From the Feuilletons, which appears every Friday at 12 noon CET, summarises the highlights of the cultural pages of the major German language newspapers. Where possible, we link to the articles themselves.

In the Features section, we publish a selection of especially interesting articles in English translation: two or three a week. The Features are saved in an archive, sorted according to date, category, keyword, author and country.

Books this Season is a selection of the most interesting and most discussed (for better or worse) recent literature.

Using the search function, all the articles can be found by name or topic. offers translations of German feuilleton articles into English. We endeavour to provide the highest quality of translations, yet note that the original German text is the sole authoritative version. - let's talk european