Frank Schirrmacher

Frank Schirrmacher

Nicknamed the "Dirty Harry" of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung's "Feuilleton", award-winning essayist/journalist Frank Schirrmacher (b. 1959) has been writing for the Frankfurt daily's celebrated arts supplement since 1985, and is now on its editorial staff. His latest book Payback (2009) on the consequences of data overload sparked heated controversy in Germany.

Updated: 18 January 2017