Daniel Kehlmann will read Act 4 of the English translation of his play, Ghosts in Princeton, in which Einstein tries to explain distinctions between logic and the real world to logician Kurt Gödel.
Daniel Kehlmann is a German-language novelist and playwright. His novel Die Vermessung der Welt (translated into English by Carol Brown Janeway as Measuring the World, 2006) is one of the best selling books in the German language. Since 2015, Kehlmann has held the Eberhard Berent Chair at New York University. He is a member of the Deutsche Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung. 2016–2017 he was a fellow at the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center for Writers and Scholars. The novel Tyll was shortlisted for the International Booker Prize.