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Haratischwili Nino


Nino Kharatashvili (born 1983 in Tbilissi) is an author who was born in Georgia, but writes in German. She is a prize-winning playwright and director. In 2010, she won the Adelbert von Chamisso Prize. Her first novel Juja (2010) was included in the longlist of the German Book Prize and the shortlist of the ZDF Aspekte Literature Prize. In 2011, it won the debut prize of Buddenbrookhaus Lübeck. In the same year, her second novel, Mein sanfter Zwilling (My Gentle Twin), won the Hotlist der unabhängigen Verlage (Hotlist of Independent Publishers) Prize. For the novel Das achte Leben (Für Brilka) [The Eighth Life (For Brilka)], she won the Crossing Borders grant from the Robert Bosch Stiftung, as well as the Literaturpreis des Kulturkreises der Deutschen Wirtschaft and the Anna Seghers Prize. Nino Kharatashvili lives in Hamburg, Germany.