Daniel Kehlmann, born in 1975 in Munich, lives between Berlin and Vienna. He has been awarded the Konrad Adenauer Foundation Prize for Literature, the WELT Literature Prize, the Per Olov Enquist Prize, the Kleist Prize and the Thomas Mann Prize, among others, for his work. His novel “Measuring the World”, which has been translated into 46 languages to date and made into a screenplay by Detlev Buck, is one of the most successful German postwar novels. Daniel Kehlmann is a member of the Mainz Academy of Sciences and Literature as well as of the Germany Academy of Language and Literature. His last publication was the novel “F”.