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The Publisher, the Poet, the Editor, and His Novels


When: Friday, May 2
Where: Deutsches Haus at NYU: 42 Washington Mews
What time: 12–2 p.m.

With Michael Krüger in conversation with Lila Azam Zanganeh of Le Monde

Free and open to the public. No reservations.

Cosponsored by Deutsches Haus at NYU

Novelist, poet, and publisher Michael Krüger knows a lot about both sides of the book business. He has a distinguished record as head of the German publishing house Hanser Verlag and is editor of the influential journal Akzente. He has an equally glittering reputation as an award-winning novelist and a poet. His latest book, The Executor: A Comedy of Letters, is a witty, ironic, charming commentary on writers, their books, and their long-suffering friends. Today he’ll read from his work and talk about his lifelong love of literature.


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