Prof. Dr. Rachel Salamander
Born in 1949
German literature and philosophy studies in Munich, PhD
In 1982 she founded "Literaturhandlung" in Munich, a world-wide unique bookshop for literature about Judaism with branches, amongst others, in Berlin. She is also the author of several books on Jewish history.
Dr. Rachel Salamander was publisher of the “Literarische Welt” from September 2001 to September 2013. Since 1 October 2013 she is director of the F.A.Z. Literaturforum and chair of the jury of the „Marcel-Reich-Ranicki-Preis für literarische Kritik und Essay“.