Norman Ohler is an award-winning novelist. His fiction includes Die Quotenmaschine, the first hypertext-novel worldwide, published in 1995, Mitte, and Stadt des Goldes (Ponte City in the English translation). His first non-fiction book Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany is an international bestseller and currently translated into over 25 languages. His second work of non-fiction, Harro und Libertas, was published in Germany in September 2019, and was published in English as The Bohemians by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (US) and The Infiltrators by Atlantic Books (UK) in 2020. Ohler also works in film, and co-wrote Palermo Shooting with Wim Wenders as well as the script Kilo with Dennis Hopper. He lives in Berlin with his two children.