German Bookshops and Media

Schoenhof's Foreign Books

Founded in 1856, Schoenhof's Foreign Books offers the biggest selection of foreign books in North America with an extensive section of German authors and books in German. Unfourtnately, their Harvard branch recently closed.

For online orders, please visit their website.


Out of Town Newsstand

Historical landmark and "spiritual center of the Harvard Square universe", Out of Town Newsstand stocks newspapers and magazines from around the world, including a large number of German titles.

Zero Harvard Square
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 354-1441


The only bilingual German-English magazine in the US.

German World Magazine published every two month and is available as print version or in a flash-animated electronic format.


Atlantic Times

The Atlantic Times is a monthly printed newspaper in English from Germany.


Das Fenster

Das Fenster is a widely distributed German language magazine in North America, published since 1904. More information along with a free magazine sample can be obtained at their


Deutsche Welle - Radio & TV Broadcasting

Deutsche Welle is Germany's international public broadcaster. Comprehensive coverage on Germany, Europe, and international topics.


Radio Goethe

Radio Goethe promotes the music of modern German bands. It is aired by numerous college radio stations across the US and Canada. You can listen or download the latest show, read interviews and find links to German bands on the website. In English and German.