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Angelika Klüssendorf

Angelika Klüssendorf * 1958 in Ahrensburg and lived in Leipzig from 1961 until 1985. She now lives in Berlin. Her publications have included the story collection Sehnsüchte (“Aspirations”) and Anfall von Glück (“A Bout of Luck”), the novel Alle leben so (“They All Live Like This”), the story collections Aus allen Himmeln (“Stunned”) and Amateure (“Amateurs”), and the novel Das Mädchen (“The Girl”) which was shortlisted for the German Book Prize 2011 and received the Wilhelm-Raabe-Literature Prize 2011. Her latest novel April was shortlisted for the German Book Award 2014. In 2014 Angelika Klüssendorf also received the Prize of the SWR Best Books List as well as the Hermann Hesse Literature Prize 2014 and the Hertha Koenig Literature Prize 2014. (2014)
Issue 9 - Winter 2014