Nina George
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Nina George

Born 1973 in Bielefeld, Germany, Nina George is a prize-winning and bestselling author ("Das Lavendelzimmer" - "The Little Paris Bookshop") and freelance journalist since 1992, who has published 26 books (novels, mysteries and non-fiction) as well as over hundred short stories and more than 600 columns. George has worked as a cop reporter, columnist and managing editor for a wide range of publications, including Hamburger Abendblatt, Die Welt, Der Hamburger, "politik und kultur" as well as TV Movie and Federwelt. Georges writes also under three pen-names, for ex "Jean Bagnol", a double-andronym for provence-based mystery novels.

In 2012 and 2013 she won the DeLiA and the Glauser-Prize. In 2013 she had her first bestselling book "Das Lavendelzimmer", translated in 27 langues and sold more than 500.000 copies.

In November 2011, Nina George established the "JA zum Urheberrecht" (YES on Author's Rights) initiative, which supports the rights of authors, artists and entertainers and is dedicated to resolving issues within the literary community as well as establishing fair and practical rights-license models for the web-distribution. 14 writers' associations and 27 publishing partners have since joined the JA...-Initiative. George supports the "Initiative Urheberrecht" (Author's Rights Initiative--www.urheber.info) as well as the "gib 8 aufs Wort"-campaign of the VG Wort.

In August 2014 George initiated the Amazon-protest in Germany www.fairer-buchmarkt.de, where overs 2000 germanspeaking authors - Nobelprizewinnig Elfriede Jelinek or Bestsellingauthor Nele Neuhaus - sign an open letter to Jeff Bezos and Amazon, protesting against the banned-book-methods of the giant retailer in the Hachette/Bonnier-dispute.

In 2015 George is the founder of the Initiative Fairer Buchmarkt e.V., which supports questions of law in daily business of authors - for ex in contracts, fees or author's rights and e-Business.

George is Member to PEN, Das Syndikat (association of German-language crime writers), the Association of German Authors (VS), the Hamburg Authors' Association (HAV), BücherFrauen (Women in Publishing), the IACW/AIEP (International Association of Crime Writers), the GEDOK (Association of female artists in Germany), PRO QUOTE and Lean In. Nina George sits on the board of the Three Seas Writers' and Translaters' Council (TSWTC), whose members come from 16 different countries.

Nina George teaches writing at Literaturbüro Unna, Alsterdamm Kunstschule, Wilhelmsburger Honigfabrik, where she coaches young people, adults and professional authors.
George also moderates (bilingual) readings and works as a speaker.

www.nina-george.com

find me also on Facebook:
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www.ninageorge.de

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Die mehrfach ausgezeichnete Publizistin Nina George, geboren 1973, veröffentlichte bisher 23 Romane, Krimis, Science-Thriller sowie ca. 88 Kurzgeschichten und über 500 Kolumnen.

Ihr Pseudonym Anne West gehört zu den erfolgreichsten deutschsprachigen Erotika-Autorinnen.
Für ihren Roman Die Mondspielerin wurde George mit der DeLiA 2011, dem Literaturpreis für den besten Liebesroman des Jahres, ausgezeichnet. Mit dem Wendekrimi Das Licht von Dahme war George 2010 für den Friedrich-Glauser-Preis nominiert. Sie gewann ihn 2012 mit dem in Nigeria angesiedeltem Fußballkrimi "Das Spiel ihres Lebens".

George gründete 2011 die Initiative "JA zum Urheberrecht", mit der sie sich aktiv für die Rechte aller Kreativarbeiter und Kulturschaffenden gegen die Mentalität der Gratiskultur im Internet einsetzt.

Sie ist Mitglied im Syndikat, den Mörderischen Schwestern sowie des Verbands deutscher Schriftsteller.
Nina George lebt im Hamburger Grindelviertel.
Bio and photo from Goodreads.

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    • The Little Paris Bookshop

    • A Novel
    • By: Nina George
    • Narrated by: Steve West, Emma Bering, Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,780
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    • 3 out of 5 stars
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    • By Molly-o on 09-25-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Little French Bistro

    • A Novel
    • By: Nina George
    • Narrated by: Emma Bering
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 172
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160
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    Marianne is stuck in a loveless, unhappy marriage. After 41 years she has reached her limit, and one evening in Paris she decides to take action....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
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    • By Michael on 08-16-17

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    • The Book of Dreams

    • A Novel
    • By: Nina George
    • Narrated by: Steve West, Elizabeth Knowelden, Xalvador Tin-Bradbury
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Henri Skinner is a hardened ex-war reporter on the run from his past. On his way to see his son, Sam, for the first time in years, Henri steps into the road without looking and collides with oncoming traffic. He is rushed to a nearby hospital, where he floats, comatose, between dreams....

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    • The Little Breton Bistro

    • By: Nina George
    • Narrated by: Julia Franken
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Marianne Messman longs to escape her loveless marriage to an uncaring husband - an artillery sergeant major named Lothar....

    Regular price: $20.65

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    From the New York Times and the internationally best-selling author of The Little Paris Bookshop comes a delightful, offbeat, charming and bittersweet tale about the distance one man will travel for the sake of love and friendship....

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