Author Krisha Kops participates in a reading session of ‘The Eternal Rustling’ at the German Embassy


The Deputy Head of Mission of the German Embassy, Dr Philipp Deichmann, opened a reading session at the Nazara Hall in Hotel Serena, Islamabad with German-Indian author Dr Krisha Kops. The event was hosted by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Islamabad. Dr Kops read excerpts from his debut novel ‘The eternal rustling’ and engaged in a lively discussion with the captivated audience.

Dr Kops’ novel is a multi-layered story about the lives and loves of a German-Indian family spanning many decades and two continents. It has received enthusiastic reviews and won the “Haidhauser Werkstattpreis” in 2020 and the “Bayerischer Kunstförderpreis” in 2022. The audience enjoyed a glimpse into this colorful novel and the questions it poses about who we are, where we put down our roots, and what we need in order to do so.

Mr Krisha Kops, a journalist and philosopher, who calls both Germany and India his home, wrote the novel. He writes for news outlets in both countries and teaches Indian philosophy. The reading session in Islamabad was part of his first-ever tour of Pakistan, which also included appearances at the Karachi Literary Festival and will continue with the Lahore Literary Festival.

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