Benjamin Lebert

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Benjamin Lebert
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Photo by Amrei-Marie, 2009
Born (1982-01-09) 9 January 1982 (age 32)
Freiburg, West Germany
Occupation Writer
Notable work(s) Crazy

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), which has just recently been published in English.

Lebert lives in Hamburg and writes journalistic articles for the young-adult supplement of the Süddeutsche Zeitung.

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

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