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Wolf Wondratschek

Wolf Wondratschek
(c) Lilo Rinkens

Wolf Wondratschek, born 1943 in Rudolfstadt, studied literature and philosophy in Heidelberg, Göttingen, and Frankfurt. His first book, When the Day Still Started with a Bullet Wound, is legendary in the German-language world, initiating a one-man Beat Generation, and ensuring that he became one of Germany's most successful contemporary writers. His vast body of work comprises novels, collections of poems, short stories, essays, reportage, and radio plays. He lives in Vienna.

Wolf Wondratschek

Self-Portrait with Russian Piano

Self-Portrait with Russian Piano

Wolf Wondratschek; Translated from the German by Marshall Yarbrough
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A legendary literary figure who initiated a one-man Beat Generation in his native Germany, Wolf Wondratschek “is eccentric, monomaniacal, romantic—his texts are imbued...

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