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Simon Winder

Simon Winder is the author of Danubia, a book about Central Europe, Germania, a book about Germany, and The Man Who Saved Britain, a facetious book about James Bond. He is also a publisher and has worked at Penguin for many years.
Mark Thompson The Life of Danilo Kiš

The experimental story-telling of writer Danilo Kiš and his profound meditation on the human condition generated controversy in his native Yugoslavia and earned him admirers both before and since his death in 1989. Mark Thompson discusses Birth Certificate, his two-decade study of the novelist, essayist, poet and translator who experienced some of the last century’s greatest cruelties.