Christoph Keller


Born in Switzerland, Christoph Keller is a novelist, memoirist and editor. His books include Ich hätte mein Land gern Flach (S. Fischer 1996, I'd Like My Country Flat), winner of the 1996 Bodensee-Preis, the bestselling 2003 memoir-novel Der beste Tänzer (The Best Dancer) and 2019's Der Boden unter den Füßen (The Ground Beneath Our Feet; winner of the Alemannic Literature Prize). In 2022 Penguin Press released his second memoir about his life with the progressive neuromuscular disability Spinal Muscual Atrophy type III Every Cripple a Superhero. Based for many years in New York City, he now lives in St Gallen.

expertise and interest
disability, (anti) discrimination, disaster and disability, equal rights, fairness, photography
Russian literature, classical music (Beethoven), jazz (Charles Lloyd), art (Max Ernst)

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