Arnon Grunberg





Arnon Grunberg

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in Amsterdam, Netherlands
February 22, 1971

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Arnon Yasha Yves (Arnon) Grunberg is a Dutch writer. Some of his books were written using the heteronym Marek van der Jagt.

In 1989 Grunberg made his acting debut in Maria's Cunt (de Kut van Maria); a short film by Dutch enfant terrible filmmaker Cyrus Frisch.

Grunberg made his literary debut in 1994 with the novel Blauwe maandagen (Blue Mondays), which won the Dutch prize for the best debut novel that year. In 2000, under the heteronym Marek van der Jagt, he won the best debut prize again for his novel De geschiedenis van mijn kaalheid (The History of My Baldness).

Grunberg publishes novels about once a year but also writes columns and essays in a wide variety of Dutch and international newspapers and magazines. He does not restrict himself o
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Steirerstöckl is my favorite restaurant in Vienna. I spent quite a few highly entertaining evenings in Steirerstöckl. Last night I went back with a couple of friends. One of the waiters recognized me: “That’s a long time ago,” he said.
And when I paid the check he said softly: “Come more often. We need you.”

What else do you want from a restaurant?



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“Alle waarheid deed pijn, maar wel steeds meer, elk jaar een beetje meer.”
Arnon Grunberg, Tirza

“Mensen hebben warmte nodig. Daarop leven ze. Daarvan leven ze. Die warmte is geen misdaad. Het gebrek eraan is de misdaad.”
Arnon Grunberg, Tirza

“Een paard,' mompelt Sylvie. 'Een paardenmeisje. Ook dat nog. Ons blijft niets bespaard.”
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