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Takis Würger

Takis Würger is a reporter for the German news magazine Der Spiegel. He studied Human, Social, and Political Science at St. John’s College Cambridge for a year before dropping out. During this time, he boxed for the University, broke two ribs and his hand, and became a member of the Adonians, the Hawks’ Club, and the Pitt Club. Named one of Medium’s “Top 30 Journalists under 30,” Würger’s work as a journalist has taken him to Afghanistan, Libya, Mexico, and Ukraine. “The Club,” which won the lit.Cologne debut prize and has become a runaway bestseller in Germany, is his first novel.

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