Wednesday, August 23, 2006

An interview with Imre Kertész

In an interview which originally appeared in the Hugarian weekly Elet es Irodalow, Eszter Radai talks with the Hungarian author Imre Kertész about his new novel Dossier K., the breed of Euro-anti-Semitism after Auschwitz, and how to survive a dictatorship.

Click here to read the interview at signandsight.

Kertész won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2002. Click here to read his biography, and here to see a video of his Nobel lecture.

Click here to read an excerpt from Fatelessness, which the New York Review of Books called, "“Remarkable . . .an original and chilling quality, surpassed only by Primo Levi’s Survival in Auschwitz.”

--Marshal Zeringue