Verena Auffermann  [ Germany ]

Biography

Guest 2010, 2016.

born in1944 in Höxter. After apprenticing as a bookseller and studying art history, she worked as a lecturer and publisher, making a name for herself as a critic in particular. Auffermann writes for »Die Zeit« and the »Süddeutsche Zeitung«. The literary anthology »Leidenschaften. 99 Autorinnen der Weltliteratur« (2009; tr. Passions. 99 female authors of world literature) was followed by an illustrated biography of Henry James in 2016.

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