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Uwe Tellkamp

Biography

Uwe Tellkamp was born in 1968 in Dresden. His father was a doctor. He served in the army as a tank commander. He was arrested in 1989 for refusing to arrest a group of Dresden citizens, known as the Gruppe der [Group of 20]but was released after two weeks. He did various menial jobs, before resuming his medical studies. He worked as a doctor in Munich before becoming a full-time writer. He has published poetry, stories and novels.

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Bibliography

2000 Der Hecht, die Träume und das Portugiesische Café (novel)
2005 Der Eisvogel (novel)
2008 Der Turm (The Tower) (novel)
2009 Die Sandwirtschaft : Anmerkungen zu Schrift und Zeit : Leipziger Poetikvorlesung (poetry/stories)
2009 Reise zur blauen Stadt (poetry)
2010 Die Schwebebahn: Dresdner Erkundungen (novel)
2010 Die Uhr (essay)