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Katy Derbyshire

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Katy Derbyshire
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Source language: German
Target language: English

Vita

Nominated for the MAN Booker International Prize, for BRICKS AND MORTAR (IM STEIN) by Clemens Meyer

6 Questions

What brought you to Berlin? Love? World politics? Or was it a coincidence?

lost love, lost love of adventure


What do you love about Berlin?

Music, ist short ways, entrepreneur spirit without wanting to make money


What do you miss in Berlin?

My family


What is your favorite spot in Berlin?

ACUD


Would you say you are a different person in Berlin? A different translator? And if yes, in what way?

I act more freely and I feel that I am more independent. But I’ve been here since 1996, so I don‘t know what I would have become otherwise


Which existing literary work do you wish you would have written?

I don’t want to write.

Awards

Nominated for the MAN Booker International Prize, for BRICKS AND MORTAR (IM STEIN) by Clemens Meyer