Ilija Trojanow


Ilija Trojanow (b. 1965) has lived in Nairobi, Munich, Bombay, and Cape Town. Today he resides in Vienna. He has received numerous literary awards, including the 2006 Leipzig Book Fair Prize for his novel Der Weltensammler, later translated into English as The Collector of Worlds, as well as the 2009 Prize of the Literature Houses. Several of his other books have also been translated into English, including Along the Ganges and, more recently, The Lamentations of Zeno.