Jewish Journal

Search our Archives!

Email to a Friend

Hungarian Novelist Takes Manhattan

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/hungarian_novelist_takes_manhattan_20041210

When Imre Kertesz was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 2002, few Americans had read the work of the Hungarian novelist, the first survivor of the concentration camps to be awarded the literary prize. Even in his own country, his works were not well known; his subject, largely the Holocaust, was not popular.

Recipient email:
Your email:
What's this word?