Katy Derbyshire (Translator)

Born in London and based in Berlin for more than twenty years, Katy Derbyshire translates contemporary German writers. Her published work includes books by Clemens Meyer, Christa Wolf, Heike Geissler and Olga Grjasnowa.

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Birgit Weyhe Katy Derbyshire (Translator)

‘Madgermanes’ is what the Mozambican workers once contracted out to East Germany are called today. At the end of the 1970s, some 20,000 of them were sent from the People’s Republic of Mozambique to the GDR to labour for their socialist sister country. After the Berlin Wall fell, almost all of them lost their residency

  • Madgermanes
    book 15.00 EUR
    Graphic novel
    B-format paperback
    236 pages
    1. Oktober 2021
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Ayça Türkoğlu (Translator) Katy Derbyshire (Translator) Selim Özdoğan

V&Q Books Title Told with great affection for his characters, Selim Özdoğan’s trilogy traces out the life of Gül, a Turkish girl who grows up in 1950s Anatolia and then moves to Germany as a migrant worker. Book one details her initially idyllic childhood, ruptured by her mother’s early death. Ever close to her loving

  • The Blacksmith’s Daughter
    book 15.00 EUR
    Novel
    Paperback
    288 pages
    1. März 2021
    V&Q Books Title
  • The Blacksmith’s Daughter
    ebook 6.49 EUR
    epub
    1,2 MB
    1. März 2021
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Francis Nenik Katy Derbyshire (Translator)

V&Q Books Title Francis Nenik’s thrilling slice of narrative non-fiction »Journey through a Tragicomic Century« is about the life of the forgotten writer Hasso Grabner, told with great joy in language and love of absurdity. The journey takes us from the Young Communists in 1920s Leipzig to wartime Crete, with Grabner falling from steelworks director

  • Journey through a Tragicomic Century
    book 15.00 EUR
    Narrative non-fiction
    Paperback
    192 pages
    15. September 2020
    V&Q Books Title
  • Journey through a Tragicomic Century
    ebook 6.49 EUR
    ePub
    474,7 kB
    15. September 2020
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Katy Derbyshire (Translator) Sandra Hoffmann

V&Q Books Title Sandra Hoffmann’s »Paula« is a moving piece of autofiction about the writer’s relationship to her grandmother, a devout Swabian Catholic who refused to reveal who fathered her child in 1946. Growing up in a family where silence reigns, Hoffmann asks: What kind of person, what kind of writer, does this environment produce?

  • Paula
    book 15.00 EUR
    Novel
    Paperback
    143 pages
    15. September 2020
    V&Q Books Title
  • Paula
    ebook 6.49 EUR
    ePub
    579,4 kB
    15. September 2020
    V&Q Books Title