Its family fled, when it was ten years old, from Bielitz (at that time east Upper Silesia, now Poland) over stopovers after Berne castle to the Saale (Saxonia-Anhalt). Karasek moved to the Abitur from the GDR into the FRG. After study of the Germanistik, history and Anglistik in Tübingen he was attained a doctorate and began its journalistic career with the Stuttgart newspaper. It was long thereafter one year Chefdramaturg at the Württembergi national theatre and since 1968 theatre critics during the weekly paper the time.
From 1974 to 1996 he worked at the news magazine of the mirrors and became one of the most well-known literature and film critics. After its time with the mirror he was to 2004 co-editors citizen of Berlin of the daily mirror.
Today he works and. A. in addition, for the newspapers the world , world at Sunday and citizen of Berlin morning mail of the Axel Springer publishing house, is to be seen frequent in different television broadcasts.
Karasek beside Marcel realm Ranicki of constant participants in that was many years long Second Channel of German Television - transmission “the literary quartet “. As book author as well as theatre and a film connoisseur he is member in the PEN - center Germany and in the academy of the arts in Frankfurt and Hamburg.
- Carl star home (1965)
- to max of freshness (1966)
- Germany, your poets (1970)
- break, the recent case of a classical author (1978)
- Karaseks culture criticism (1988)
- Billy of savage (1992)
- my cinema (1994)
- Go west! (1996)
- Hand in mobile phone (1997)
- the magazine (1998)
- with cannons on Spatzen, stories at the beginning of the week (2000)
- fraud (2001)
- collisions, meetings with contemporaries (2002)
- on the escape. Memories (2004)
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| | * Literature of and over Hellmuth Karasek in the catalog of the DDB
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||German journalist, book author and literary critic|
|DATE OF BIRTH||4. January 1934|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Brünn|