“’Heimat’ is the place where you probably feel the safest.”
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The writer and illustrator, who has spent the last 17 years living in New York, goes in search of her family’s wartime past in Germany in her graphic memoir Heimat.
The German author reflects on the shadow cast by World War Two over her own childhood.
She told Newsnight’s culture editor Stephen Smith her story.
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