Deaths of Grass and Galeano

Tributes have been paid to “one of the giants of world literature” Gunter Grass, who died today (13th April) aged 87. The Nobel Prize-winning German novelist was the author of The Tin Drum, first published in 1959. Geoffrey Mulligan, Grass’ long-time editor at Harvill Secker, said: “Whereas most people would be delighted to excel in one artistic discipline, Gunter Grass was an accomplished artist, sculptor, poet, playwright and novelist. In person he was funny, generous and wonderful company. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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