Berlin Bonus: 'Funeral For A Dog' Reading With Author Thomas Pletzinger

Thomas Pletzinger's first novel, Funeral for a Dog, was just published in English, receiving a Starred Review. According to Booklist, Funeral for a Dog is challenging reading, but it is sure to make waves with U.S. audiences, just as it did when original published in Germany in 2008.

The book won the prestigious Uwe-Johnson Prize in 2009. Copyright 2011 National Public Radio. To see more, visit