Odd City Episode Three: Cooking the Books in Kreuzberg

In the third episode of Odd City Berlin, we visit a little-known sanctuary for English-speaking expats living in Berlin; a home away from home where visitors can curl up with a glass of wine and a good book, tell humiliating stories to a room full of strangers and gorge on homemade comfort food.

We meet owner Sophie Raphaeline, a native Brit who serves traditional English roast dinners at the Kreuzberg bookshop she opened 17 years ago. Another Country boasts tens of thousands of English-language books, monthly story telling sessions and a unique atmosphere for a second-hand bookshop, and with Sophie we explore gentrification, expat living and a need for cultural spaces in large cities.

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