Gerd Koenen  [ Germany ]

Biography

Guest 2010.

Bibliography

Das rote Jahrzehnt

Unsere kleine deutsche Kulturrevolution 1967−1977

Kiepenheuer & Witsch

Köln, 2001

Der Russland-Komplex

Die Deutschen und der Osten 1900−1945

C. H. Beck

München, 2005

Traumpfade der Weltrevolution

Das Guevara-Projekt

Kiepenheuer & Witsch

Köln, 2008

Was war der Kommunismus?

Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

Göttingen, 2010

born 1944 in Marburg/Lahn. Politically active in the leftist scene, he studied French Language and Literature, History and Political Science. This historian, writer and publicist focuses on Eastern European history, German-Russian relations and the history of Communism. Koenen won the Leipzig Book Prize for European Understanding together with Michail Ryklin in 2007 for »Der Russland-Komplex« (2005) (tr: »The Russia Complex«).The author lives in Frankfurt/Main.

[http://www.gerd-koenen.de]

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