Antje Rávik Strubel receives the German Book Prize 2021 for her novel “Blaue Frau” (“Blue Woman”)

The winner of the German Book Prize 2021 is Antje Rávik Strubel for her novel “Blaue Frau” (S. Fischer). Statement from the jury: “With existential force and poetic precision, Antje Rávik Strubel describes a young woman’s escape from her memories of being raped. Layer by layer, this unsettling novel exposes what happened. The story of… Read More »

Over half of women didn’t realise they were going through menopause – until months later

More than half of women didn’t realise they were going through the menopause until seven months after they first experienced signs, a study has found. A poll of 1,000 women, who are going or have gone through the menopause, found 52 percent took considerable time to realise what was causing the aching joints, fatigue, and… Read More »