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Jan Wilm, born in 1983, studied English and American Studies at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, where he was awarded a PhD for a study of J. M. Coetzee. He has taught English and American Literature in Darmstadt, Frankfurt, and Essen. He is an author, translator, and literary critic, among others for the Los Angeles Review of Books and the Times Literary Supplement. In 2016 he published The Slow Philosophy of J. M. Coetzee. Wilm lives in Frankfurt am Main.