FSG Author Louise Glück Wins the 2020 Nobel Prize

A hearty congratulations goes out to 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature winner Louise Glück, praised for “her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal.” (Nobel Prize Press Release) Louise Glück’s writings: AMERICAN ORIGINALITY: Essays on PoetryFAITHFUL AND VIRTUOUS NIGHT: PoemsPOEMS 1962-2012A VILLAGE LIFE: Poems and more! […]

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FSG Author Peter Handke Wins the 2019 Nobel Prize

FSG Author Peter Handke Wins the 2019 Nobel Prize

A hearty congratulations goes out to 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature winner Peter Handke, praised for “an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience.” (Nobel Prize Press Release) FSG’s president Jonathan Galassi says, “Handke is one of the great German prose stylists, who has spent his […]

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Holt Celebrates 150 Years!

Holt Celebrates 150 Years!

Holy smokes, Henry Holt & Company is 150 this year! (We see your awesome tweets via #Holt150!) Founded in 1866 by Henry Holt and Frederick Leypoldt, the imprint focused exclusively on publishing translations and textbooks. A fruitful relationship with Robert Frost began in 1915 with the publication of NORTH OF BOSTON, and his books became […]

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Congrats to Nobel Prize Winner Svetlana Alexievich!

Congrats to Nobel Prize Winner Svetlana Alexievich!

Huge congratulations to Svetlana Alexievich, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature “for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time.” — Nobel Prize Press Release On April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear reactor accident in history occurred in Chernobyl and contaminated as much as three quarters of Europe. VOICES […]

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