Hansjörg Schneider

Hansjörg Schneider (born 1938) lives in Basel and began his professional career as a journalist and essayist. He is the author of a number of highly acclaimed plays and of the bestselling Hunkeler crime series, now with ten titles published. “The Basel Killings”, the first to be published in English, was awarded The Friedrich Glauser Prize, Germany’s most prestigious crime fiction prize. The second in the series, "Silver Pebbles", was published in 2022 and "The Murder of Anton Livius" will be released in 2023.