A Lovely Tale of Photography

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5.74 X 8.09 X 0.41 inches | 0.4 pounds

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About the Author
Péter Nádas was born in 1942 in Budapest. He is a novelist, playwright, and essayist. His mother died when he was young, and he and his brother became orphans after their father's suicide in 1958. Nádas studied journalism and photography from 1961 to 1963, later working as a photojournalist at the Budapest magazine Pest Megyei Hírlap from 1965 to 1969. Since 1969 he has dedicating himself solely to literature, and in 1984 he and his wife moved to Gombosszeg, a small village in western Hungary, where they have lived since. Nádas has received numerous awards for his work, among them: the Prize for Hungarian Art (1989); the Austrian State Prize for European Literature (1991); Hungary's prestigious Kossuth Prize (1992); the Vilenica International Prize for Literature (Slovenia, 1998); Prague's Franz Kafka Prize for Literature (2003).
Imre Goldstein was born in Budapest in 1938. Moving to the United States in 1956, he completed his university studies and eventually obtained a Ph.D. in Theater. Since 1974 he has been living mostly in Israel where he heads the Acting and Directing Program of the Theatre Arts Department of Tel-Aviv University. He is the translator of Péter Nádas's A Book of Memories (with Ivan Sanders), The End of a Family Story, Love, and A Lovely Tale of Photography, as well as Tranquility by Attila Bartis.