The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published in The Leonard Lopate Show German Poet, Novelist, and Publisher Michael Kruger Listen 18 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe width="600" height="130" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" src="//www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=json/55432"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Poet and novelist Michael Kruger is also the head of the influential German publishing house Hanser Verlag, and the literary journal Akzente. His new novel is The Executor: A Comedy of Letters.