Thursday, November 19, 2009

Wolfgang Hampel on Radio

Wolfgang Hampel, award winning journalist and author of The Betty MacDonald Biography, was on Radio with Germany's "Queen of Crime", Ingrid Noll. Both are very witty and interesting personalities. Betty MacDonald would have loved Ingrid Noll's really fascinating books. In case you are interested in the Radio show, let us know, please.

Wolfgang Hampel will receive the first Betty MacDonald Memorial Award sponsored by a Group of International Betty MacDonald Collectors.
Many Betty MacDonald Fans all over the world enjoy his fascinating Betty MacDonald biography and interviews.

Wolfgang Hampel Founder of Betty MacDonald Fan Club and Betty MacDonald Society

Ingrid Noll was born 1935 in Shanghai, studied German philology and art history in Bonn, and is the mother of three grown-up children. After they left home she began to write crime stories, which all became instant bestsellers. Head Count received the Glauser Prize and is just one of her novels to have been successfully adapted for the screen.
Ingrid Noll is often referred to as Germany’s “Queen of Crime”, and she fully deserves this title.’– The Sunday Times

Previous works by the author, all Diogenes:
Der Hahn ist tot (1991); Die Häupter meiner Lieben (1993); Die Apothekerin (1994); Der Schweinepascha (1996); Kalt ist der Abendhauch (1996); Röslein Rot (1998); Stich für Stich (1997); Die Sekretärin (2000); Selige Witwen (2001); Rabenbrüder (2003); Falsche Zungen (2004); Ladylike (2006). Ingrid Noll’s books have been translated into twenty-eight languages.