(author) was born in 1961 in Tyrol and lives in Hamburg. He studied mathematics in Innsbruck and later attended seminars in philosophy of language in Stanford and Erlangen. In 1988 he was a guest at the Literary Colloquium Berlin, received his doctorate with the dissertation “Logik der Fragen” and published his first narrative “Einer” (Suhrkamp, 1988). He has received the Alfred Döblin Prize, the Uwe Johnson Prize and the literature prize of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, among others. His works include “Die englischen Jahre” (Roman, Suhrkamp, 1999), “Die Winter im Süden” (Roman, Hanser, 2008), “Die ganze Wahrheit” (Hanser, 2010). His latest novel “Die kommenden Jahre” was published by Hanser Verlag in 2018.
Die englischen Jahre. Novel. Suhrkamp, Frankfurt am Main 1999.
Die Winter im Süden. Novel, Hanser, München 2008.
Die ganze Wahrheit. Novel. Hanser, München 2010.
Eine Ahnung vom Anfang. Hanser, München 2013.
In der freien Welt. Roman. Hanser, München 2016.
Die kommenden Jahre. Novel. Hanser, München 2018.