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Herman Koch at Durham Book Festival

This event brings together two acclaimed European writers: Holland's Herman Koch and Germany's Dagmar Leupold.

Herman Koch is the author of a number of novels including the international bestseller The Dinner, which was also adapted into a film starring Richard Gere and Laura Linney. His new novel The Ditch is the story of a how a seemingly stable man quickly becomes entangled in his own fears and suspicions.
Since beginning her writing career in 1988, Dagmar Leupold has published over fifteen novels in her native Germany and won the German Book Prize. She is head of the Creative Writing Department at the University of Tübingen.
Chaired by Professor Jonathan Long, Durham University.

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About the author(s)

Herman Koch (b. 1953) is a widely acclaimed bestselling author. His international break through novel The Dinner (2009) has been published in 55 countries, which is unprecedented for any Dutch novel. It has also been adapted into several international stage plays and no less than three movies. The US adaptation...
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13 Oct