International Literature Festival Berlin

Saturday, 15 September 6:00pm CET

The Future of the Novel


Author Biography:

Georg Klein was born in Augsburg in 1953. He studied Literature, History and Sociology in Berlin. His big literary breakthrough came in 1998 with the publication of his debut novel, “Libidissi”, followed by “Barbar Rossa” and “Sünde Güte Blitz” as well as  the publication of his short stories “Anrufung des blinden Fisches” and “Von den Deutschen”. He was awarded the Brüder-Grimm Prize and the Bachmann Prize. For his novel “Roman unserer Kindheit”, published in 2010, he won the Prize of the Leipzig Book Fair. Klein lives with the writer Kathrin de Vries in Berlin and East Frisia. More information:

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