Reports of Hungary's slide into
RTReports of Hungary's slide into 'dictatorship' have been exaggeratedRTThe late Imre Kertesz, the first Hungarian winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, decried talk of dictatorship in Hungary as “empty ideological language.” In a 2014 interview with The Hungarian Quarterly, Kertesz revealed that a reporter from the ...and more »
Posted on 7 August 2017 | 6:08 am
JHM to present play based on novel by Nobel
Jewish PostJHM to present play based on novel by Nobel Prize-winning Shoah survivorJewish PostThe Jewish History Museum in partnership with the Tucson Museum of Art will present “Kaddish,” a one-person theatrical adaptation of a novel by Nobel Prize-winner and Auschwitz survivor Imre Kertész, on Thursday, Dec. 8 at the Tucson Museum of Art ...
Posted on 2 December 2016 | 10:46 am
The Night George Soros Stood In For Nobelist
ForwardThe Night George Soros Stood In For Nobelist Holocaust Survivor Imre KerteszForwardThe news that Hungarian Holocaust survivor and 2002 Nobel Prize winner Imre Kertesz died at 86 on March 31 in Budapest, brought back the memory of the May 13, 2003 YIVO Institute for Jewish Research benefit dinner at which Kertesz was to be an ...
Posted on 12 April 2016 | 8:32 am
Hungarian novelist and Nobel Prize winner
Washington PostHungarian novelist and Nobel Prize winner Imre Kertesz dies at 86Washington PostHungarian novelist and Auschwitz survivor Imre Kertesz, winner of the 2002 Nobel Literature Prize, died on Thursday, March 31 at the age of 86 after a long illness, the state news agency MTI reported, citing his publisher. Hungarian novelist and ...
Posted on 2 April 2016 | 6:18 am
Remembering the Indomitable Jewish Spirit of
ForwardRemembering the Indomitable Jewish Spirit of Imre KertészForwardThe Nobel Prize-winning author Imre Kertész, who died on March 31 at age 86, was ferociously uncompromising in his identity as a Jewish writer. In novels such as “Fatelessness,” (1975) expressing his experiences as a survivor of Auschwitz and ...and more »
Posted on 1 April 2016 | 8:37 am
Hell in a green and pleasant land
A couple of nights ago, we had dinner in the town of Weimar, only about kilometers from Erfurt. Weimar is tiny — it has only about 65,000 inhabitants — but its cultural importance is enormous. Martin Luther was in Weimar on several occasions. Between ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:07 am
Carol Brown Janeway | Editor and translator,
Carol Brown Janeway, 71, a prizewinning editor, executive, and translator for Knopf whose authors ranged from the biologist E.O. Wilson to Nobel Prize-winning writer Imre Kertesz, died Monday at a New York hospital where she was being treated for cancer.
Posted on 6 August 2015 | 5:39 pm
Carol Brown Janeway, award-winning editor,
Knopf whose authors ranged from biologist E.O. Wilson to Nobel Prize-winning fiction writer Imre Kertesz, has died, Knopf said Monday. She was 71. Carol Brown Janeway, a prize-winning editor, executive and translator for Alfred A. Knopf whose authors ...
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 4:37 am
Nobel Prize-winning author Imre Kertész
Nobel Prize winning author Imre Kertész has been awarded with the Order of Arts and Letters of the Republic of France, commander grade, the French embassy said. Roland Galharague, the French ambassador, presented the prize to Kertész in a ceremony at his ...
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 6:03 pm
Imre Kertész Greeted On His 85th Birthday
Hungary’s Nobel laureate writer Imre Kertész was celebrated on his 85th birthday in Budapest’s Petőfi Literary Museum on Tuesday. Addressing the event, minister for human resources Zoltán Balog called it a task for Hungary’s educational and ...
Posted on 18 November 2014 | 8:00 am