Malve von Hassell

Malve von Hassell was raised in Italy, Belgium, and Germany before moving to the United States as a teenager. She works as a translator. She holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from the New School for Social Research and is the author of The Struggle for Eden: Community Gardens in New York City and Homesteading in New York City 1978-1993: The Divided Heart of Loisaida. She has edited and published her grandfather Ulrich von Hassell’s memoirs written in prison in 1944, Der Kreis schließt sich – Aufzeichnungen aus der Haft 1944 and published her translation and annotation of a German children’s classic by Tamara Ramsay, Rennefarre: Dott’s Wonderful Travels and Adventures. The Falconer’s Apprentice is her first novel. She lives in Southampton, New York.

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