Andreas Kossert, born in 1970, studied history, political science and Slavonic studies in Germany, Scotland and Poland and has a PhD in history.
He received an enthusiastic response to his historical depictions of Masuria and East Prussia. Most recently, he published the bestseller «Cold Home. The Story of German Expellees after 1945» and «In Those Days in East Prussia».
He was awarded the Georg Dehio Book Prize for his work.