Nobel Prize for Literature 2021: Author Abdulrazak Gurnah receives his prestigious prize in London

Nobel Prize for Literature 2021 Author Abdulrazak Gurnah receives his

Nobel Laureate in Literature, Abdulrazak Gurnah received Monday the most prestigious literary prizes for his stories on immigration and colonization, at a ceremony in the UK where the Zanzibar-born novelist has lived in exile for over half a century. In London, Abdulrazak Gurnah received his medal and diploma at noon from the hands of theAmbassador … Read more

La Romande Elisa Shua Dusapin receives a prestigious National Book Award

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The English version of “Winter in Sokcho” by Jura writer Elisa Shua Dusapin won the National Book Award in the “translated literature” category. This award is one of the most important in the Anglo-Saxon world. “Winter in Sokcho”, the English translation of Elisa Shua Dusapin’s novel by Aneesa Abbas Higgins, received a National Book Award … Read more

Abdulrazak Gurnah receives his prestigious Nobel Prize for Literature in London

London (AFP) – Nobel Laureate in Literature, Abdulrazak Gurnah received the most prestigious literary prize on Monday for his stories on immigration and colonization, at a ceremony in the United Kingdom where the Zanzibar-born novelist lives in exile for more than half a century. Pandemic obliges, the Nobel in science and literature are given, without … Read more

Samanta Schweblin received a prestigious literary award from Vargas Llosa

Samanta Schweblin received a prestigious literary award from Vargas Llosa

The Peruvian Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa presents the IIla-Literature Prize 2021 to the Argentine Samanta Schweblin (Illa) The Argentine writer Samanta schweblin received the new IIla-Literature Prize 2021, which was awarded to him by the Nobel Prize Mario Vargas Llosa within the framework of the fair “Più libri più liberi” (More free books) … Read more

Tanzanian Abdulrazak Gurnah receives prestigious Nobel Prize for Literature in London

Tanzanian Abdulrazak Gurnah receives prestigious Nobel Prize for Literature in

Nobel Laureate in Literature, Abdulrazak Gurnah receives this Monday, December 6 the most prestigious literary prizes for his stories on immigration and colonization, during a ceremony in the United Kingdom where the novelist born in Zanzibar has been living in exile for over half a century. Pandemic obliges, the Nobel in science and literature are … Read more

This is how Alfred Nobel decided to create the most prestigious awards in the world

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The Swedish inventor and businessman Alfred Nobel ordered a year before his death in 1895 that 94% of his fortune be used to reward the most important contributions for the benefit of humanity. Nobel decided that the disciplines from which these contributions would come would be physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, and peace. Image of the … Read more

David Grossman, winner of the prestigious Man Booker International Prize

1636443917 David Grossman winner of the prestigious Man Booker International Prize

Israeli author David Grossman won the prestigious British Man Booker International Prize in London on Wednesday for A horse walks into a bar, a painful portrait of Israeli society. The Man Booker International Prize, which rewards a foreign work translated into English and published in the United Kingdom, is one of the most prestigious literary … Read more

Anna Burns wins prestigious Man Booker Prize with “Milkman”

Anna Burns wins prestigious Man Booker Prize with Milkman

Published on : 17/10/2018 – 14:07Modified : 10/17/2018 – 14:08 It is a discovery to be made. Anna Burns’ work, “Milkman”, published by an independent publishing house, not translated into French, and so far sold in a few thousand copies, today acquires international notoriety by winning Tuesday, October 16 the 50th edition of the most … Read more

“I was busy dissolving Nobel prizes while the Nazis occupied Copenhagen”: this is how they managed to save two of the prestigious medals

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The well-known Nobel laureates are ironically sometimes ironically mysterious, or rather their circumstances. And we are not talking about the fact that they can surrender for discovering dark secrets of the universe, if not for the fact that they disappear or even that someone has come to dissolve Nobel Prizes to hide them.

Beyond the prestige that receiving it entails, at least for the moment, the Awards have their physical medal, which for many perhaps has much more value than the symbolic one in the case of gold. Of course, while since 1980 they have been made with recycled 18-karat gold, previously they were made with 23 karat gold, being somewhat heavier and larger, and apparently in a certain context it was necessary to save three of these original medals from being stolen.

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Annie Ernaux shortlisted for a prestigious English literary prize

Annie Ernaux shortlisted for a prestigious English literary prize

We will know this evening if Annie Ernaux is the winner of the International Man-Booker Prize 2019, awarded in London. The French writer is in the running for Years, a novel published by Gallimard in 2008 and translated into English in 2017 by Alison Strayer. It takes place over sixty years, mixing the author’s personal … Read more