Philip Oltermann was born in Schleswig-Holstein in 1981 and moved to England when he was sixteen. After graduating from Oxford with a first in English and German literature, he worked as deputy editor of the literary magazine Zembla. His writing has appeared in the Guardian, the Times, Prospect, the Süddeutsche Zeitung and Der Spiegel. Philip co-edited How I Write: The Secret Lives of Authors (New York: Rizzoli, 2007). Keeping Up With the Germans: A History of Anglo-German Encounters was published by Faber & Faber in 2013.
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