Franzobel born 1967 in Vöcklabruck, is one of Austria’s most popular and polarizing writers.

He has received numerous awards, including the Ingeborg Bachmann Prize in 1995 and the Arthur Schnitzler Prize in 2002.

Most recent publications by Zsolnay: Was die Männer so treiben, wenn die Frauen im Badezimmer sind (2012) and the crime novel Groschens Grab (2015).