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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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Press release Exhibition Anselm Kiefer

20 August 2019

Montricher, Friday, 8 February 2019 The German artist Anselm Kiefer (*1945, Donaueschingen) long hesitated between two practices, writing and painting. Although it was the latter he eventually chose, literature continues to play a preponderant role in his body of work. Through their materiality and esthetic, books were the first support for his artmaking, and writing […]

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