Group Global 3000 artist Jörn Birkholz will read from “The End of the Reclining Eight” on Nov. 22, 2018, 7 p.m.
Clemens, 41, well-to-do, drives down Germany’s highways on an obsessive journey from dating contact to dating contact. He leaves each of the women believing they are his only girlfriend. In Rostock, he stays longer than planned – to bridge time and out of a spontaneous decision. In the environment of his Rostock lover Birgit, however, surprising incidents accumulate until an unexpected event throws the lives of all involved completely off track.
Jörn Birkholz, born in 1972, lives in Bremen. Study of history and
Cultural Studies at the University of Bremen. As an author and critic, he regularly publishes prose texts and reviews in various journals and magazines; including Textem, Junge Welt, Glanz und Elend – Magazin für Literatur und Zeitkritik, evolver, Sterz, erostepost, Konzepte, Krautgarten, and Lichtungen. Birkholz was nominated for the 14th Irseer Pegasus in 2012. Books: “Deplatziert” (novel, Schardt 2009, 4th ed. June 2015); “Schachbretttage” (novel, Folio 2014), last published: “Der schönste Ort der Welt. Von Menschen in Buchhandlungen” (ed.: Martha Schoknecht, Diogenes 2015).
Softcover, 12 x 19 cm
Group Global 3000