Benjamin Lebert
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Benjamin Lebert

Benjamin Lebert
Photo by Amrei-Marie, 2009
Photo by Amrei-Marie, 2009
Born (1982-01-09) 9 January 1982 (age 38)
Freiburg, West Germany
Notable worksCrazy

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.[1] 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.[2] 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)[3]
  • 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.


  1. ^ Jeremy Fisher. "Review about Benjamin Lebert: Crazy". Goethe-Institut Australien. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ "Shades of Holden Caulfield in the wicked city, on the lam from Pencey Prep". Kirkus' Reviews. 21 April 2000. Retrieved 2012.
  3. ^ "Flug der Pelikane (Pelicans in Flight)". New Books in German Journal. 2009. Archived from the original on 17 November 2011. Retrieved 2012.

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