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Saša Stanišić

Bosnia and Herzegovina (b.1978)

Saša Stanišić was born 1978 in Visegrad in Bosnia-Herzegovina and has been living in Germany since 1992. He has published short stories, audio plays and essays, and is also involved in literary performances and theatre. How The Soldier Repairs The Gramophone is his first novel and was shortlisted for the GERMAN BOOK AWARD as well as winning several other major prizes, with translations in 24 languages forthcoming. Stanii is also the recipient of the prestigious Graz and Iowa writing fellowships.
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel nominee (2009) : How The Soldier Repairs The Gramophone