Elke Heidenreich
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Elke Heidenreich

Elke Heidenreich was born in 1943 and lives in Cologne. After reading German and theatre studies, she went on to work for radio and television. Her publications with Hanser include Der Welt den Rücken (short stories, 2002), Rudernde Hunde (short stories, in collaboration with Bernd Schroeder, 2002), Passione. Liebeserklärung an die Musik (2009) and Alte Liebe (short stories, also in collaboration with Bernd Schroeder, 2009).

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More Than Just Coincidence

More Than Just Coincidence

My great-grandmother peered at me over the rims of her spectacles with a severe expression and said »Sink or swim – it’s your call.« Elke Heidenreich’s affection is reserved for the queer ...

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Passione

Passione

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The Return of Nero Corleone

The Return of Nero Corleone

Proud and beautiful Nero Corleone is probably the most famous tomcat in the history of cat literature. Equally famous is his inventor Elke Heidenreich, and in this book she tells us what became ...

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This Old Thing Called Love

This Old Thing Called Love

Love that has stood the test of time will never die. But time has left its mark on Lore and Harry. Never before have scenes from a marriage been described more hilariously.

They can't ...

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My passion for music

My passion for music

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Whatever Next!

Whatever Next!

"Whatever next!" snaps Mother Gertrude irritably when Katherine wants to spend her holidays in the country air of Uncle John's farm. But her daughter's exhaustive pleading and exaggerated ...

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Back to the World

Back to the World

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Elke Heidenreich

Presse

"Es gibt diejenigen, für die die 73-jährige Elke Heidenreich so etwas wie die Schriftstellerin ihres Vertauens ist, die ins Leben nichts hineingeheimnist, sondern einfach sehr gut erzählt, was einem in Leben begegnet." Hilmar Klute, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 21.05.16

"Eine feine, warmherzige und sehr lustige Kolumnistin und Erzählerin." Felicitas von Lovenberg, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 21.05.11

Awards

2008 Hans-Bausch-Mediapreis

2006 Adolf-Grimme-Preis

2003 Großer Kulturpreis der Sparkassen-Kulturstiftung Rheinland

2003 Bambi

2002 Offenbacher Literaturpreis

1998 Kinder- und Jugendbuchliste (Radio Bremen & SR)

Bibliographie

Im Hanser Kinder- und Jugendbuch sind erschienen:
1995 Nero Corleone. Eine Katzengeschichte. Kinderbuch. Mit Illustrationen von Quint Buchholz
1998 Am Südpol, denkt man, ist es heiß. Bilderbuch. Mit Illustrationen von Quint Buchholz
1999 Sonst noch was. Mit Illustrationen von Bernd Pfarr
2011 Nero Corleone kehrt zurück. Es ist immer genug Liebe da. Kinderbuch. Mit Illustrationen von Quint Buchholz

Im Carl Hanser Verlag sind erschienen:
2001 Der Welt den Rücken. Erzählungen
2002 Rudernde Hunde. Geschichten. Zusammen mit Bernd Schroeder
2009 Passione. Liebeserklärung an die Musik
2009 Alte Liebe. Geschichten. Zusammen mit Bernd Schroeder
2016 Alles kein Zufall. Kurze Geschichten

Bei Sanssouci sind erschienen:
2002 Erika oder der verborgene Sinn des Lebens. Zusammen mit Michael Sowa
2005 Nurejews Hund oder Was Sehnsucht vermag. Zusammen mit Michael Sowa