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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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Press release 2018 Jan Michalski Prize

21 November 2018

Montricher, Wednesday, 21st November The 2018 Jan Michalski Prize was awarded to Olga Tokarczuk for her novel The Books of Jacob (Księgi Jakubowe, Wydawnictwo Literackie, 2014) translated from Polish by Maryla Laurent and published in French by Noir sur Blanc entitled Les livres de Jakób. The jury praised: “a work of immense erudition with a […]

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