Sibylle Berg was born in Weimar, in the former German Democratic Republic. Today she divides her time between Tel Aviv and Zürich, where she works as a playwright and author. She has written fifteen novels, seventeen stage plays and innumerable Essays. She’s been translated into thirty-four languages. Hanser Verlag has published Der Mann schläft (2009), Vielen Dank für das Leben (2012), Wie halte ich das nur alles aus? (2013) and most recently Der Tag, an dem meine Frau einen Mann fand (2015).
Praise for the author
“This author has written a good dozen novels and many more plays about the contradictions and incongruities of life. These texts naturally enough have an element of meanness and disenchantment to them, but also a whiff of sentimentality.” BERLINER MORGENPOST