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Iliya Troyanov

Iliya Troyanov was born in Bulgaria. His family fled to West Germany to escape persecution and he grew up speaking German and English in Kenya. He is the author of Mumbai to Mecca, an account of his own pilgrimage to Islam's holiest site. His work has won the Leipzig Book Fair, the Berliner Literaturpreis and other major German prizes.