23. ilb 06. – 16.09.2023
Portrait Matthieu Aikins
Matthieu Aikins [© Kiana Hayeri]

Matthieu Aikins

earned a master’s degree in Middle East Studies from New York University. He is a contributing writer for the »New York Times Magazine« and has reported on Afghanistan and the Middle East since 2008. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 2022 for his work in a team covering civilian casualties from US airstrikes. For his first book, »The Naked Don’t Fear the Water« [2022], he traveled undercover with Afghan refugees to Europe.

Date: 2022


The Naked Donʼt Fear the Water

Harper/Fitzcarraldo Editions
New York/London, 2022

Die Nackten fürchten kein Wasser

Hoffmann und Campe
Hamburg, 2022
[Ü: Barbara Schaden]