Edition 2011

Laureate 2011
György Dragomán

The White King, Novel, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2008

The 2011 Jan Michalski prize for literature was awarded to the Romanian author, György Dragomán for his novel The White King, that describes the oppression of a dictatorship (that of Ceaucescu in the present case) through the eyes of a child. It is a great book on fear, and also on how to cope with it through hope and imagination.


The winner of the Jan Michalski Prize 2011, György Dragomán receives an award of CHF 50,000.00 and a work by the artist Olivier O. Olivier that has been chosen for him: Paysage avec remparts, 2001.

Finalists 2011
György Dragomán

The White King
Novel, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2008

Sjón

The Blue Fox
Novel, Telegram Books, 2008

Miguel Syjuco

Ilustrado
Novel, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010

Selection 2011
György Dragomán

The White King
Novel, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2008

Sjón

The Blue Fox
Novel, Telegram Books, 2008

Miguel Syjuco

Ilustrado
Novel, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010

Peter Fröberg Idling

Pol Pot’s Smile
Novel, Atlas Förlag, 2011

Mark Kharitonov

The Solitude Project
Novel, Fayard, 2010

Antoni Libera

Godot’s Shadow
Novel, Znak Publisher, 2011

Liu Xiaobo

No Enemies, No Hatred : Selected Essays and Poems
Novel, Harvard University Press, 2011

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