Thomas Glavinic, born 1972, has worked as a taxi driver, mountain farmer and copywriter. His first novel, Carl Haffner's Love of the Draw, made the Daily Telegraph Book of the Year list. Der Kameramörder ('The Camera Killer') was awarded the Friedrich-Glauser-Krimipreis, Germany's most important crime award. He has written three other widely acclaimed novels, the latest of which, Das Bin Doch Ich, was shortlisted for the 2007 German Book Prize. He lives in Vienna.