Olga Grjasnowa's new novel Gott ist nicht schüchtern (God is not shy) tells of Amal and Hammoudi.Young, beautiful and privileged, they believe in the revolution in Syria. However, two years later, actress Amal finds herself on the ocean where she saves a baby because the cargo ship on which she was to be smuggled to Europe has sunk. The physician Hammoudi has just secured a job at the best hospital in Paris. He also loses everything when he goes to Damascus to take care of the last formalities. When they meet in Berlin, they have to start all over again.

Mehmet Ateşçi and Lea Dreager will read excerpts and Barbara Wahlster will talk with the author about her new novel.

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