Abdelkader Benali, Alicja Gescinska, Dick Swaab
In response to 1984 in which writing is not allowed, Arnon Grunberg told that not writing would not be the greatest punishment for him, but that he should not be allowed to read. "That would be the ultimate torture. You can write in your head, but not to be touched by words that is unbearable."Read more about '1984' more than doom and gloom
We look back on a special evening in the Central Library in The Hague in which film editor Gerlinda Heywegen and writer Arnon Grunberg fillet our time on the basis of film fragments based on George Orwell's novel 1984.
Writers Hannah Loontjens, Annelies Verbeke, Vilan van de Loo and Gustaaf Peek paid an astute tribute to Lin Scholte in Museum Sophiahof. Extra special: Lin Scholtes granddaughter was at the venue and brougt the original manuscript of Bibi Koetis voor altijd!Read more about Lin Scholte forever!
The following corona measures apply to the program 1984: War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength on November 11 in the Central Library in The Hague:Read more about COVID-19 measures Writers Series
The Hague Literary Prizes will be presented on 23 January 2022 by the alderman for Culture, Robert van Asten, during the Winternachten festival. The Literature Museum organises the awarding and presentation of the The Hague Literary Prizes. Earlier it was announced that Peter Verhelst will receive the important Constantijn Huygens Prize for his oeuvre.Read more about The Hague literary awards to Mischa Andriessen, Marieke Lucas Rijneveld and Erna Sassen