His 2009 book "The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared" was a sensation. Now the Swedish author has written a third book. DW went to visit him on the island of Gotland.
The jury selected 20 titles from a total of 200 to compete for the most prestigious literary award in German-language publishing. On October 9, the best German-language novel will be revealed at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
At 75, Isabel Allende, one of the world's most widely read Spanish-language authors, continues to fight for the empowerment of women - and is releasing a new novel this fall.
Cartoonist and children's book author Jean-Jacques Sempé created his own world far from the traumas of childhood for his protagonist "Nicholas." The master is now 85.
Jonasson's debut novel The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared was an international hit. Now he is on tour with his third novel.
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