Jana Hensel

Jana Hensel was born in Leipzig, East Germany, in 1976. She is currently a freelance journalist living in Berlin. "After the Wall," published in German under the title "Zonenkinder," was a major bestseller in Germany. Jefferson Chase has previously translated "The Culture of Defeat" by Wolfgang Schivelbusch and "Death in Venice and Other Stories" by Thomas Mann. A journalist and writer, he lives in Berlin.