About: European Union Prize for Literature

Languages & Culture 21-04-2015

EU literature prize winners: Winning is an honour, but surreal

SPECIAL REPORT / In a "very tough market" for books, winning a prize can make a huge difference and open the door for international recognition, say this year's winners of the EU's Prize for Literature.
Languages & Culture 21-11-2014

Heavy metal Brussels: The 2014 European Union Prize for Literature award ceremony

SPECIAL REPORT:Anal Cunt’ isn’t an everyday sort of band name. Even in underground metal circles, it still inspires a pause, despite the fact that the defunct American grindcore group got its start in 1988. That didn’t stop its display, on a large video screen, at the 2014 European Union Prize for Literature award ceremony, from being a big surprise.
Languages & Culture 14-11-2014

Smilevski: Adolfina is a metaphor for the people that are forgotten

?SPECIAL REPORT: "Historiography is obsessed with the rulers, men of power and influential people, while the memories about ordinary people die with those that have known them," says Goce Smilevski, about his decision to write a novel about Sigmund Freud's sister, Adolfina.
Languages & Culture 10-10-2014

Books that bind Europe together: This year’s EU Literature Prize

SPECIAL REPORT: Can a majority Muslim state, on Europe’s southernmost periphery, be considered not just European, but even worthy of an EU prize for literature?

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