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Communiqué de presse Prix Jan Michalski 2021

2 December 2021

Montricher, Tuesday 23 November 2021 The Jan Michalski Prize for Literature 2021 has been awarded to Memorial International, Alena Kozlova, Nikolai Mikhailov, Irina Ostrovskaya and Irina Scherbakova for the collective work Знак не сотрется. Судьбы остарбайтеров в письмах, воспоминаниях и устных рассказах (Мемориа́л, 2016), translated from the Russian by Georgia Thomson under the title OST: Letters, Memoirs and […]

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Communiqué de presse Prix Jan Michalski 2020

9 December 2020

Montricher, Friday 4 December 2020 The 2020 Jan Michalski Prize for Literature has been awarded to Mia Couto for his trilogy As areias do imperador (Editorial Caminho, 2015-2017), translated in French from the Portuguese of Mozambique by Elisabeth Monteiro Rodrigues (Les sables de l’empereur, Éditions Métailié, 2020; the English version, Sands of the Emperor, is […]

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Press release 2019 Jan Michalski Prize

4 December 2019

Montricher, 4 December 2019 The 2019 Jan Michalski Prize has been awarded to Zeruya Shalev for her novel Douleur (Gallimard, 2017; published in English as Pain: A Novel, Other Press, 2019). The jury hailed ‘a dizzying novel in which the author explores the physiological and emotional territories of suffering, where the characters’ past and present […]

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