Mina Baites is German novelist Iris Klockmann.
Her new novel about a family secret –– spanning the years 1914-1963 in Northern Germany, Hamburg, South Africa and London –– will be published in English in the USA later in the year, 2017.
For bloggers & journalists
If you want to interview me about the novel and the fate of a Jewish German family between 1914-1963 and during the Nazi era, please send your questions via email.
My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking forward to answering your questions.
Want to know how a wind-up music box actually works?
This video by engineerguy has you covered. Bill reveals the engineering inside a toy music box. He describes how the comb is mass manufactured, details the spring, gears and governor that drive the box, and shares some history of early music boxes.