Launch of “Abu Jurgen, the German Ambassador and I” and “The invention of German”

The Heinrich Boell Foundation and the 10/11 collective are happy to present to you two book publications by Syrian contemporary authors:

“Abu Jurgen, the German Ambassador and I”, a grotesque episodic novel - with magical powers* - by Assaf Alassaf, and “The invention of German”, a surreal and funny collection of short stories by Rasha Abbas

*As the online magazine once stated, Abu Jurgen „was able to do what embassies and human traffickers failed at doing“.

The books are available 

- in Arabic in print and PDF format and in English in PDF format at the Heinrich Boell Foundation

- in German in print and e-book format at mikrotext


Product details
Both books are published by 10/11 Collective, Beirut + Berlin 2016
All rights reserved
Language of publication
English and Arabic