The Coronavirus Chronicle

The Coronavirus Chronicle #13: HITTING THE BOOKS

todayMay 4, 2020


As the biggest global health crisis in years threatens people around the world, turn to The Coronavirus Chronicle to find out how people in Berlin are coping.

Anne-Katrin Grimm is the co-owner of “Buchhandlung Montag” in Prenzlauer Berg. Unlike most small businesses, her book store is deemed essential and is still open during the health crisis. Not to mention business is booming. But how has the pandemic affected people’s taste in literature? Listen below to find out.

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“The big online delivery companies don’t deliver books at the moment,” Grimm says. “It’s our job now.”

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Written by: monika.mueller.kroll

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