Tiger Milk
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Tiger Milk

Translated from the German by Tim Mohr
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ABOUT
THE BOOK

Nini and Jameelah are best friends forever. This summer they’re going to grow up. Together. On their terms. But things don’t always turn out the way you plan…

This is a tender, funny and tragic story about two fourteen-year-old girls on the loose during a long, hot summer in Berlin. Tiger Milk captures what it is to be young.

ABOUT
THE AUTHOR Stefanie
de Velasco

Stefanie de Velasco lives and works in Berlin. In 2011, she received the Literature Prize Prenzlauer Berg for the first chapters of Tiger Milk. This is her first novel.

Stefanie de Velasco lives and works in Berlin. In 2011, she received the Literature Prize Prenzlauer Berg for the first chapters of Tiger Milk. This is her first novel.

ABOUT
THE TRANSLATOR Tim
Mohr

As a literary translator, he has translated the German novels Guantanamo, by Dorothea Dieckmann (published in the U.S. by Soft Skull and in the U.K. by Duckworth), Wetlands and Wrecked by Charlotte Roche (both published in the U.S. by Grove/Atlantic and in the U.K. by 4th Estate), Broken Glass Park, The Hottest Dishes of the Tartar CuisineJust Call Me SuperheroBaba Dunja’s Last Love, and My Grandmother’s Braid by Alina Bronsky (all published worldwide by Europa Editions), Tiger Milk by Stefanie de Velasco, The Second Rider, by Alex Beer, and two novels by Wolfgang Herrndorf: Tschick, published in English as Why We Took the Car, and Sand.

As a literary translator, he has translated the German novels Guantanamo, by Dorothea Dieckmann (published in the U.S. by Soft Skull and in the U.K. by Duckworth), Wetlands and Wrecked by Charlotte Roche (both published in the U.S. by Grove/Atlantic and in the U.K. by 4th Estate), Broken Glass Park, The Hottest Dishes of the Tartar CuisineJust Call Me SuperheroBaba Dunja’s Last Love, and My Grandmother’s Braid by Alina Bronsky (all published worldwide by Europa Editions), Tiger Milk by Stefanie de Velasco, The Second Rider, by Alex Beer, and two novels by Wolfgang Herrndorf: Tschick, published in English as Why We Took the Car, and Sand.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Date published
09/04/2015
Country
Germany
Original Language
German
Publisher
Head of Zeus
Translator
Tim Mohr
Translation
Translated from the German by Tim Mohr

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