John Banville collects Kafka Prize

Irish novelist John Banville was presented the 11th annual Franz Kafka Prize on Tuesday by the Franz Kafka Society, with various Czech dignitaries in attendance. The ceremony took place in Prague’s Old Town Hall, and the internationally celebrated writer, critic and author of a book on Prague spoke about how he imagined the proceedings would have struck their namesake.

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For anyone in Prague, Banville will be speaking at the Kafka Society from 6:00 p.m. (Široká 14, Prague 1) on October 26.

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