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Writers Unlimited Winternachten Festival The Hague

Winternachten 2013

Monday 14 - Sunday 20 January 2013

Programme

Among Friends - a conversation with Amos Oz

Theater aan het Spui - grote zaal
€ 15,- (UITpas: € 12,50; CJP/Studenten/Ooievaarspas: € 7,50)

Amos Oz, Israel's leading writer, is often mentioned as a likely candidate for the Nobel Prize for literature. In 1998 he won the Israel Prize for literature and the prestigious Goethe Prize, a triennial award for excellence in literature. His book My Michael is one of the one hundred best sold books in the 20th century and A Story of Love and Darkness was an international sensation. In January 2013 his latest book, Among Friends appears, a magnificent portrayal of the members of a kibbutz community, who, in spite of their collectivist society are a bunch of lonely individuals, left to their own devices. He talks about his work with Michel Krielaars, editor of NRC Handelsblad's book pages. In English.