Discover the Best of the Best Prize Winning Authors

The Nobel Prize For Literature

The Nobel Prize For Literature has been awarded 107 times to 111 Nobel Laureates between 1901 and 2014.

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Pulitzer Prize For Fiction

The Pulitzer Prize is one of the seven American Pulitzer Prizes that are annually awarded for Letters, Drama, and Music.

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The Jerusalem Prize

The Jerusalem Prize is awarded to a writer whose work best expresses and promotes the idea of the ''freedom of the individual in society.''

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The Man Booker Prize

The Man Booker Prize promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year. This prize has the power to transform the fortunes of authors and publishers.

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The Franz Kafka Prize

The Franz Kafka Prize is an international literary award presented in honour of Franz Kafka, the German language novelist. The prize was first awarded in 2001.

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The Neustadt International Prize

The Neustadt International Prize is the first international literary award to originate in the United States, and is one for which poets, novelists, and playwrights are equally eligible.

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Hans Christian Andersen Award

The Hans Christian Andersen Award is awarded to a living author and illustrator whose works have made a lasting contribution to children's literature, every other year.

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Antonio Munoz Molina

Featured Author of the Month

Antonio Muñoz Molina was born in the town of Úbeda in Jaén province in 1956. He studied art history at the University of Granada and journalism in Madrid. He began writing in the 1980s; his first published book, El Robinsón urbano, a collection of his journalistic work, was published in 1984. His columns have regularly appeared in El País and Die Welt. His first novel, Beatus ille, appeared in 1986.

The Spanish writer has three books translated into English: "Sepharad," "In Her Absence", "A Manuscript of Ashes," and his latest novel, "Noche de los Tiempos," is also being translated into English.

Author Quotes

Quote By,
Antonio Munoz Molina

  • "The worth of a prize depends on the people who have received it before you."
  • "As a writer, you live in permanent self-doubt; you're on permanent trial."

  • "Nothing good ever happens by itself - it is achieved through striving, though this sometimes bears a high price."
    Antonio Munoz Molina,
    Jerusalem Prize Winning Author