Benjamin Lebert

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Benjamin Lebert : biography

09 January 1982 –

Benjamin Lebert (born 9 January 1982) is a German writer. He was born in Freiburg. His first novel Crazy, was published when Lebert was only 16 years old. The international bestseller about a handicapped teenage rebel has been licensed to 33 nations and was made into a feature film by Hans-Christian Schmid, and has drawn comparisons to Jerome Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye. In 2003, Lebert published a second novel, Der Vogel ist ein Rabe (The Bird Is a Raven), which has just recently been published in English.

Lebert lives in Hamburg and writes journalistic articles for the young-adult supplement of the Süddeutsche Zeitung.

Bibliography in English

  • Crazy (2000), translated by Carol Brown Janeway. – New York : Knopf – 177p. ISBN 0-375-40913-0
  • The Bird Is a Raven (2005), ISBN 1-4000-4284-4
  • Kannst du (2006)
  • Der Flug der Pelikane (2009)
  • Im Winter dein Herz (2012), ISBN 978-3-455-40360-2