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Berlin Bonus: 'Funeral For A Dog' Reading With Author Thomas Pletzinger

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Berlin Bonus: 'Funeral For A Dog' Reading With Author Thomas Pletzinger

Berlin Bonus: 'Funeral For A Dog' Reading With Author Thomas Pletzinger

Berlin Bonus: 'Funeral For A Dog' Reading With Author Thomas Pletzinger

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Thomas Pletzinger is an up and coming author from Berlin. Juliane Henrich hide caption

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Juliane Henrich

Thomas Pletzinger's first novel, Funeral for a Dog, was just published in English, receiving a Starred Review. According to Booklist, Funeral for a Dog is challenging reading, but it is sure to make waves with U.S. audiences, just as it did when original published in Germany in 2008.

The book won the prestigious Uwe-Johnson Prize in 2009.