is a German-Iraqi writer born in Bagdad. His books include Der falsche Inder (2008) and Die Orangen des Präsidenten(2011).
An interview with Iraqi-German writer Abbas Khider
Writing in a foreign language allows Abbas Khider to communicate free from "concealed prohibitions" and to describe conditions in his home country without "suffering linguistically". An interview with "Gegenworte" on cultural, geographic and linguistic frontiers. [more]