Le Carré awarded Goethe medal

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 20/06/2011 - 12:30 John le Carré has been awarded a Goethe Medal, an honour given each year by the Goethe Institute in London for "outstanding service to the German language and international cultural dialogue". The award was made to Le Carré in recognition of his life work. One of his best known novels, The Spy Who Came In From the Cold, was set in Germany. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #le carr #german language #outstanding service

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Le Carré awarded Goethe medal'


BEA 2016: Robyn Carr
: An Award Winning Carr

With more than 40 novels under her belt, including several popular romance series, it’s no wonder that Robyn Carr is the 2016 Romance Writers of America Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award winner. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #robyn carr


Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry awarded to Nichols

Grace Nichols has been given the royal seal of approval as the winner of Her Majesty’s Gold Medal Award for Poetry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-11 00:32:56 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #gold medal


Olusoga awarded British Academy President’s Medal

The British Academy has awarded the President’s Medal for 2021 to broadcaster and historian David Olusoga.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-08 07:46:36 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #british academy


McGowan and Tan awarded CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals

Anthony McGowan has won the CILIP Carnegie Medal with Lark (Barrington Stoke), the fourth in his Truth of Things series of novellas, and Shaun Tan has claimed the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal for illustration for Tales from the Inner City (Walker Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 18:08:14 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #anthony mcgowan


John le Carré awarded $100,000 Olof Palme Prize

John le Carré has been awarded the $100,000 Olof Palme Prize, an honour awarded to outstanding achievement in the spirit of assassinated Swedish politician Olof Palme.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-09 18:12:09 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


Mosse awarded Carcassonne city medal

Kate Mosse has been presented with a city medal in recognition of her contribution to literature by the mayor of Carcassonne in France—a rare award for a British person. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 01:26:21 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #kate mosse


Ishiguro to be awarded Bodley Medal

The Bodleian Libraries will present novelist Kazuo Ishiguro with the Bodley Medal, the Libraries’ highest honour, in April.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #highest honour #bodley medal #bodleian libraries


Blair and Le Brun take the RSL's Giles St Aubyn Awards

Laurence Blair and Lily Le Brun have won the Royal Society of Literature (RLS) Giles St Aubyn Awards for first commissioned works of non-fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #commissioned works #royal society


Film Notes: Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards, Goethe-Institut’s Uwe Johnson Series

This month has included the announcement of the Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards, and in November, New York City's Goethe-Institut will produce a monthlong film series to honor a new major publication of Uwe Johnson's work in English. The post Film Notes: Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards,... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #uwe johnson


Long Soldier, Zhang, Le Guin Win At 2018 PEN Literary Awards

PEN's revamped awards ceremony, replete with jazz combo and an Oscars-style "In Memoriam" video, was held at New York University on February 20. Layli Long Soldier, Jenny Zhang, and the late Ursula K. Le Guin were among the winners. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #le guin #york university


Newbery and Caldecott Medals Lead ALA’s 2018 Youth Media Awards

Books, their authors and their illustrators are recognized in the American Library Association program of Youth Media Awards, including audiobooks, debuts, adult books for teens, titles in the LGBT experience, and even a Dr. Seuss award. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #editor-in-chief @porter_anderson #midwinter meeting #porter anderson #lgbt experience #adult books


Le Carre, Atwood and Smith set for Southbank appearances

A rare public appearance from John le Carre, and events by Margaret Atwood and Zadie Smith, are among events to feature in Southbank Centre's summer/autumn 2017 programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #southbank centre #zadie smith #smith set #margaret atwood


Viking to Publish Le Carre’s New George Smiley Novel in September

'A Legacy of Spies,' the first novel in 25 years to feature le Carré's most popular character, George Smiley, will be released on September 5. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #george smiley


Moyes, le Carré and Kerr shortlisted for CAMEO awards

Twelve "stand-out" book adaptations from the past two years have been named on the shortlists for the Creativity Across Media: Entertainment & Originality Awards (CAMEO), including titles by Jacqueline Wilson, Judith Kerr and Jojo Moyes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #judith kerr #jacqueline wilson #including titles #book adaptations #cameo awards #le carr #jojo moyes


BBC to adapt a second John le Carre novel

The BBC is set to adapt another John le Carre novel, The Spy Who Came In From The Cold, after its success with The Night Manager, which scooped awards at the Golden Globes last week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #golden globes #scooped awards #night manager


Gillian Allnutt awarded Her Majesty's Gold Medal for Poetry

British poet Gillian Allnutt is to be awarded Her Majesty’s Gold Medal for Poetry for the year 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #gold medal


Jerwood Awards go to Moller, Hirsch and Le Bas

Violet Moller, Afua Hirsch and Damian Le Bas have won 2016's RSL Jerwood Awards for Non-Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #afua hirsch


Christopher Tolkien awarded the Bodley Medal

Christopher Tolkien, son of author J R R Tolkien, is to receive the Bodley Medal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bodley medal


Dharker awarded Her Majesty's Gold Medal for poetry

British poet Imtiaz Dharker has received the Queen’s approval to become the recipient of Her Majesty’s Gold Medal for Poetry 2014. The Medal is awarded for excellence in poetry and will be presented to Dharker by the Queen in spring 2015. The Poetry Medal Committee met at Windsor on 4th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bloodaxe books #4th december #gold medal