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Günter de Bruyn

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Günter de Bruyn

Günter de Bruyn was born in Berlin in 1926. His novels, historical biographies and cultural commentary on post-unification Germany have earned him a reputation as one of Germany's most respected men of letters. He is the recipient of numerous literary awards, most recently the 2006 Jacob Grimm Prize for the German language.

Articles by Günter de Bruyn

Deprivation of Liberty
By Günter de Bruyn
Out of the hundred thousand or more stories that happen in Berlin on a daily basis, why tell this one? Let's say it's indicative of a general trend. The story's main character is Anita Paschke-thirty-two…
Translated from German by David Burnett