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Jostein Gaarder was born in Olso, Norway on August 8, 1952. A former high school philosophy teacher, he now writes numerous novels for children and adults. His best known work is Sophie's World. He has received numerous awards including the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis in 1994 for Sophie's World, the Buxtehude Bulle in 1997, and the Willy-Brandt-Award in 2004. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Hello? Is Anybody There? 328 copies, 5 reviews
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The Diagnosis and Other Stories 124 copies, 1 review
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