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Nijhoff Translation Prize

Christiane Kuby and Hans Boland awarded

19 November 2014

Next year, The Prince Bernhard Culture Fund will celebrate its 75-year existence. Reason enough to award the Martinus Nijhoff Translation Prize 2015 twice: Christiane Kuby is awarded for her Dutch-to-German translations and Hans Boland receives the price for his translations from Russian to Dutch.

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Joost de Wit

In memoriam

14 November 2014

Joost de Wit has passed away at the age of seventy-five in his home village of Muntendam. De Wit (1938-2014) was director of the Foundation for the Promotion of the Translation of Dutch Literary Works, the forerunner of the Foundation for the Production and Translation of Dutch literature (NLPVF).

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Grunberg at UvA Special Collections
10 Books - Autumn 2014 (Frankfurt Issue)
Quality Non-Fiction
Guests of honour Frankfurter Buchmesse 2016: Netherlands & Flanders

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Niña Weijers

The Consequences

(Atlas Contact, 2014)

In her first novel Niña Weijers shows what she is capable of: a portrayal of the…

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Geert Mak

Śladami Steinbecka

(Czarne, 2014)

The world worries about the United States. Has the country finally hit the buffers, or…

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Helena Vaz da Silva European Special Mention for ‘Made in Europe’

Pieter Steinz

8 October 2014

The Helena Vaz da Silva European Award for Raising Public Awareness on Cultural Heritage 2014 granted a Special Mention to Pieter Steinz for his book Made in Europe. “When I think of Europe, I think of shared culture, from Dublin to Lesbos and St. Petersburg to Lisbon: literature and art that transcends borders,” stated Pieter Steinz in a special message at the official ceremony held at the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon on 3 October. Steinz, who suffers from ALS disease, was represented by his daughter Jet Steinz.

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