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Hanns-Josef Ortheil

Hanns-Josef Ortheil was born in Cologne in 1951 and is a successful and popular contemporary German author who has received many awards for his work including the Brandenburg Literature Prize, the Thomas Mann Prize of the City of Lübeck and the Nicolas Born Prize. He is professor of creative writing and cultural journalism at the University of Hildesheim.


Winter 2015 (Issue 10), The Invention of Life