Arnon Grunberg

Arnon Grunberg


Born
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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"Kayla, the thirteen-year-old protagonist of Bo Burnham’s film “Eighth Grade” (which opens Friday), is burdened with a degree of niceness that not even a saint should have to contend with," Richard Brody writes in The New Yorker in a review that's a tad too harsh.
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To me Bo Burnham's movie "Eight Grade" evoked the sheer horror of puberty, the clumsiness of all so...

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Tirza

3.60 avg rating — 7,629 ratings — published 2006 — 24 editions
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Blauwe maandagen

3.11 avg rating — 2,147 ratings — published 1994 — 29 editions
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De asielzoeker

3.33 avg rating — 1,556 ratings — published 2003 — 16 editions
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De man zonder ziekte

3.27 avg rating — 1,494 ratings — published 2012 — 16 editions
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Huid en haar

3.38 avg rating — 1,173 ratings — published 2010 — 9 editions
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Moedervlekken

3.49 avg rating — 887 ratings — published 2016 — 8 editions
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Figuranten

3.13 avg rating — 965 ratings — published 1997 — 15 editions
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De joodse messias

3.47 avg rating — 864 ratings — published 2004 — 19 editions
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Onze oom

2.96 avg rating — 582 ratings — published 2008 — 7 editions
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Phantom Pain

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3.34 avg rating — 878 ratings — published 2000
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“İnsan mutluluğun hep sonradan farkına varır. Ah, o zaman ne mutluymuşum, keşke daha dikkatli olsaymışım.”
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

“Ze herinnert het zich nog goed, ze fietste naar huis en ze dacht: ik ben eenzaam. Ze belde Roland en hij zei: 'Dat is heel naar voor je, maar op lange termijn is het niet slecht. Eenzaamheid is de voorwaarde voor ware productiviteit. Je moet ervan leren te genieten, net als van gember.”
Arnon Grunberg, Huid en haar



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