Alexander Münninghoff

Alexander Münninghoff (1944-2020) was a journalist and expert on Russia. A winner of the Prize for Newspaper Journalism, he is the author of Tropical Years in Moscow, about his time as a correspondent in the Soviet Union. Heir and Successor is autobiographical, based on facts and family stories. For this family history Münninghoff has been awarded the Libris History Prize 2015.

Heir and Successor

Heir and Successor

A Family History

(Prometheus, 2015, 330 pages)

‘I was born in Posen on 13 April 1944,’ writes Dutch journalist Alexander Münninghoff in Heir and Successor, his family’s story. This fact conceals a horrifying reality.

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