Geert Mak

born in 1946, is one of the best-known publicists and most important nonfiction authors in the Netherlands. He most recently published »In America: Travels with John Steinbeck« (2012), »The Many Lives of Jan Six« (2016), and »Great Expectations« (2020). His books are international bestsellers and have been translated into more than twenty languages. Mak received the Leipzig Book Award for European Understanding in 2008.