|Name Kathrin Passig|
|Born 4 June 1970 (age 45)
Deggendorf, Germany (1970-06-04) |
Period late 20th-early 21st century
Genre non-fiction books, short story
Notable works You are here (2006), Lexikon des Unwissens (2007)
Notable awards Ingeborg Bachmann Prize 2006
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Kathrin Passig (born 4 June 1970) is a German writer.
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- Life and Works
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Life and Works
Passig was born in 1970 in Deggendorf, a small town in Lower Bavaria. She is editor and programmer of the blog "Riesenmaschine" which received the Grimme Online Award 2006, awarded by the renowned Adolf-Grimme-Institut. The same year, her short story “Sie befinden sich hier” (“You are here”) got her the Ingeborg Bachmann Prize. One of her most successful books is "Lexikon des Unwissens – Worauf es bisher keine Antwort gibt" ("Encyclopedia of Ignorance – Everything we don't know so far") published by Rowohlt in 2007.
She also works as a translator, among her translations are works by William Leonard Marshall, Bob Dylan, Jacob Weisberg, and Harlan Coben.