Reading: Philipp Probst - «Der Storykiller» The next event of our reading series «Das andere Buch an der Uni», will see Philipp Probst read from "Der Storykiller" on Friday, 25 November 2011. Reading series «Das andere Buch an der Uni» Philipp Probst reads from «Der Storykiller» Library of the University of St.Gallen, under the cuppola Friday, 25 November 2011, 7.30 p.m. Free entry. Reading in German Chair: Dr. Andreas Härter, Titular Professor for German Language and Literature, University of St.Gallen About the book The "Aktuell" newspaper sends the young reporter Alex Gaster to the Bernese Oberland because a well-known politician had a fall on the Faulhorn mountain, and Alex is meant to do research into the background of the fatal accident. Together with his boss, the committed young talent scents a big story. But to begin with, the political editor of "Aktuell" occupies Page 1 with his stories about the Swiss Army, while Alex is literally scraping the barrel – but then finds pointers which might provide him with a scoop at last. About the author Philipp Probst, who was born in St.Gallen in 1965, worked for several newspapers and journals as a reporter, news journalist and political journalist for more than 20 years. In between, he was on the road as a lorry driver all over Europe time and again. Today, he works as a freelance author, journalist and driver. His first book, "Der Fürsorger", was made into a film in 2009. Philipp Probst lives in Basel.