Meet the Writers

Timur Vermes

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12 April 2020

Episode 227

30 minutes


Photo: MissBehaviour de farbi

Former journalist Timur Vermes’s debut novel, ‘Er Ist Wieder Da’ (‘Look Who’s Back’), topped the Spiegel Bestseller list in 2011 and has since been translated into 27 languages and adapted for the screen. Vermes’s imagined return of Adolf Hitler to modern Berlin announced the German writer as a bold new name in European satire. His latest book, ‘The Hungry and the Fat’, reflects on the refugee experience through the mirror of comedy.

12 April 2020

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