Arnon Grunberg

The African Eye

Mr. Degla

Tonight at the reading at Bookstore Graff I spotted a young, black man in the audience. He turned out to be an author named Luc Degla. (If you don’t read German you are going to need a dictionary for this link.)
Mr. Degla asked most of the questions, bought almost all my books, and gave me his own book “Das Afrikanische Auge” or in English “The African Eye.” Not only because of Mr. Degla, but also because of him I decided to give the reading tonight a 8.5.
Unfortunately you won’t see Mr. Degla on this picture, because he was seated very much to the left. (Or to the right, depending on your point of view.)