Author Reading in German with Thomas Pletzinger

Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 12:00pm

Building 16, 16-676
21 AMES ST, Cambridge, MA 02139

Reading in German by Thomas Pletzinger from his newest
novel: The Great Nowitzky, (Kiepenhauer & Witsch, 2019)
Discussion with advanced German students follows.
Thomas Pletzinger is a German writer and translator. He
was born in Münster in 1975 and grew up in the Ruhr
area. He studied American Studies in Hamburg, then at
the German Literature Institute Leipzig. He lives with his
family in Berlin.

He is well-known for his first novel Bestattung eines
Hundes, which was published in 2008 to wide acclaim. It
has been translated into English as Funeral for a Dog: A


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