Readings by “Babylon Berlin” Author Volker Kutscher


Are you a “Babylon Berlin” fan? Join the Goethe-Institut for readings by Volker Kutscher, the author of the popular mystery series, in German and English at various area colleges from Oct. 3rd-5th.

Volker Kutscher is the author of the popular Babylon Berlin mystery series, a fast-paced blend of murder and corruption set in the hedonistic days of 20s and 30s Weimar Germany. The novels follow police inspector Gereon Rath as he gets sucked deeper into a sordid, fetishistic world of crime and sex. Volker Kutscher was born in 1962. He studied German, Philosophy and History, and worked as a newspaper editor prior to writing his first detective novel. Babylon Berlin, the start of an award-winning series of novels was an instant hit in Germany and was awarded the Berlin Krimi-Fuchs Crime Writers Prize in 2011. It has sold over one million copies worldwide. Volker Kutscher works as a full-time author and lives in Cologne.
The seventh installment of the series will be published in German this fall.
The international TV hit Babylon Berlin is based on Volker Kutscher's Gereon Rath mysteries.

For more information, please visit the Goethe-Institut

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