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Susanne Abel

Susanne Abel comes from a small village in southwest Germany near the French border. She…


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Marie-Sophie Adeoso

Marie-Sophie Adeoso was born in 1984 in Düsseldorf and grew up in Hamburg. She studied …


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Isabel Allende

Born in Lima in 1942, Isabel Allende is one of the world’s most popular female authors. H…


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Mona Ameziane

Seit 2017 moderiert Mona Ameziane die wöchentliche Büchersendung „Stories” bei 1LIVE, die sich …


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Jean Asselborn

Jean Asselborn was born in Steinfort in 1949. He has been Luxembourg’s Minister of F…


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Anja Backhaus

Anja Backhaus studied political science, German literature and history at the University…


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Jean-Luc Bannalec

Jean-Luc Bannalec is the pseudonym of the German author Jörg Bong, who divides his time …


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Shida Bazyar

Shida Bazyar was born in 1988 in Hermeskeil, Germany. She studied literary writing in…


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Iris Berben

Born in 1950 in Detmold, Iris Berben is considered one of the actresses who has helped…


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Christoph Biermann

Christoph Biermann, born 1960, is a member of the editorial board of the football…


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T. C. Boyle

T. Coraghessan Boyle was born in Peekskill, N.Y., in 1948 and has authored numerous…


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Marion Brasch

Born in East Berlin in 1961, Marion Brasch trained as a typesetter after completing high…


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Thomas Broich

Former soccer pro Thomas Broich played for German clubs, including Cologne and…


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Anna Brüggemann

Anna Brüggemann was born in 1981 and grew up in South Africa, Stuttgart and Regensburg. …


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Peter Buwalda

Peter Buwalda was born in Brussels in 1971 and worked for a music magazine for many years…