Jakob Arjouni

Jakob Arjouni has published novels, plays, stories and radio plays. His first Kayankaya novel, Happy Birthday, Turk!, was filmed under the direction of Doris Dörrie in 1991, and he was awarded the German Crime Novel Prize in 1992 for One Man, One Murder. Six of his novels are available in English. Arjouni’s most recent novel to appear in English, Kismet, is a gripping story of organized crime, the fallout from the Balkan wars, and the madness of nationalism.