Hape Kerkeling

Hape Kerkeling, one of Europe’s most popular comedic entertainers, is the winner of the Karl Valentin Prize for Humor, the Chatwin Award for Best Travel Book of the Year, and numerous other prizes.  I'm Off, Then, his first book, has become a bestselling sensation in Germany.  He lives in Berlin.

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From one of Germany’s most beloved celebrities, a cross between Bill Bryson and Paulo Coelho.It has sold over 3 million copies and been translated into eleven different languages. Pilgrims have increased along the Camino by 20 percent since the book was published. Hape Kerkeling’s spiritual epiphany has struck a nerve. Overweight, overworked, and physically unfit, Kerkeling was an unlikely candidate to make the arduous pilgrimage across the French Alps to the Spanish Shrine of St....

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Author Hape Kerkeling Discusses His New Book I'M Off Then

The author explains the pilgrimage behind "I'm Off Then," which has sold more than three million copies in Germany and has been translated into eleven languages.

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