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Hpschaefer
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 Uwe Timm

Uwe Timm was born in Hamburg in 1940. He trained to be a furrier and went to college in Braunschweig. He graduated from high school in 1963, and went on to study Philosophy and German Literature in Munich and Paris. He was awarded his doctorate in philosophy in 1971. He edited Autoren-Edition between 1972 and 1982. He now works as a freelance writer in Munich and Berlin.

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featured books:
My Brother's Example
Penumbra

Awards:

  • 1979 Literature Prize of the City of Bremen
  • 1989 Literature Prize of the City of Munich
  • 1990 Children’s Literature Prize for Rennschwein Rudi Rüssel
  • 2001 Literature Prize of the Bavarian Academy for Fine Arts
  • 2002 Munich Literature Prize
  • 2002/03 Writer in Residence in Bergen, Frankfurt am Main
  • 2003 Schubart Literary Prize
  • 2006 Premio Napoli for "Rot"
  • 2006 Premio Mondello for "Rot"


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