Imre Kertész (9 November 1929 – 31 March 2016) was a Hungarian author. He was a Holocaust concentration camp survivor. In 2002, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature, "for writing that upholds the fragile experience of the individual against the barbaric arbitrariness of history". He was born in Budapest, Hungary.
Imre Kertész in Szeged (2007)
|Born||9 November 1929|
|Died||31 March 2016 (aged 86)|
|Notable works||Fatelessness |
Kaddish for an Unborn Child
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Literature |
Kertész died in Budapest, Hungary from complications of Parkinson's disease on 31 March 2016, aged 86.
- Article on Kertész
- The Last Word – an interview with Kertész from Holocaust Survivors and Remembrance Project: "Forget You Not"
- Luisa Zielinski (Summer 2013). "Imre Kertész, The Art of Fiction No. 220". The Paris Review. http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/6235/the-art-of-fiction-no-220-imre-kertesz.
- Fateless on IMDb
- Imre Kertész—Nobel Lecture
- B.-ing There, a review of the novel Liquidation by Ben Ehrenreich, Village Voice, 20 December 2004
- Imre Kertész on Jewish.hu's list of famous Hungarians
- Haaretz article on Kertész