Benjamin Lebert

Intro German writer
A.K.A. Benny Lebert
Is Writer
From Germany
Type Literature
Gender male
Birth 9 January 1982, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Star sign Capricorn

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 (see here), 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). 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 Mitternachtsweg. Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg 2014, ISBN 978-3-455-40437-1. Die Dunkelheit zwischen den Sternen. S. Fischer, Frankfurt am Main 2017, ISBN 978-3-10-397312-9.

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