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Jenny Erpenbeck

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Jenny Erpenbeck

Jenny Erpenbeck (b. 1967) works as a freelance writer and director in Berlin. Her publications in English include The Old Child (New Directions, 2005)and The Book of Words (New Directions, forthcoming).

Articles by Jenny Erpenbeck

from The Book of Words
By Jenny Erpenbeck
One. Two. And three. During the first three years of school, we are required to cross our arms if we wish to rest them on our desktops when we aren’t writing. Only when we are older, the teachers…
Translated from German by Susan Bernofsky