Tobias Wenzel is a journalist and photographer based in Berlin. He has published two works of non-fiction, most recently Solange ich lebe, kriegt mich der Tod nicht: Friedhofsgänge mit Schriftstellern (As Long As I Live, Death Won’t Catch Me: Cemetery Strolls With Writers). His photographs and radio reports have been exhibited in solo shows in Germany and Switzerland.
Invalidenfriedhof Berlin, Germany December 16, 2009 “Writers in cemeteries around the world? That book already exists. Cees Nooteboom wrote it.” I remember turning very red on that day in early 2009 when my colleague at Deutschlandradio Kultur spoke those words. . . .