A novel of great emotional force awarded with Nobel prize
The reason behind announcing the event so much time in advance is to eliminate the cancellations based on lack of access to public library books (for which sometimes there is a long waiting list).
However, due to numerous "last minute" cancellations, the event will be open for signups only one month prior to its starting date. In the meantime please feel free to contact me directly for any event related enquiries.
The British author Kazuo Ishiguro said he was both honoured and “taken completely by surprise” after he was named this year’s winner of the Protected content prize in literature.
Ishiguro, author of novels including "The Remains of the Day" - the book choice of this month - and "Never Let Me Go", was praised by the Swedish Academy for novels which “uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world” and were driven by a “great emotional force”.Protected content the building bears colorful history. Being in private hands only between Protected content 1916, it was then purchased by well-known entrepreneur Wertheim in Protected content in the following, became home to several clubs and associations like the Red Cross, the Humboldt Foundation or the Russian Youth club.
After the war, the house was temporarily served as refugee and emergency shelter, then turned into a nightclub and was finally listed as a protected monument in Protected content . Restoration works began in Protected content since its reopening in Protected content impressive mansion accommodates the Berlin House and Café of Literature. The program offers regular readings and other literary events, as well as a permanent book store in the building's basement.
The café offers classic fine dining. The menu changes daily and offers a selection of delicious appetizers and entrées as well as desserts. Solid-looking cakes await you in the display, and even though the breakfast menu does not offer anything exceptional, all egg dishes and other classics are remarkably good and well-prepared. A Berlin gem.
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