‘Becoming the part you are playing’

Marek van der Jagt aka Arnon Grunberg Like his alter ego Arnon Grunberg (1971-), the young Dutch novelist Marek van der Jagt (1967-) writes life stories. His 2000 debut, De geschiedenis van mijn kaalheid (lit. – as in the American translation – ‘The Story of My Baldness’, but widely translated as Amour fou, after its main theme), could…