National Book Prize: Books 2013

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The National Book Council would like to announce the winners of the National Book Prize: Books 2013. The official prize giving ceremony took place on the 5th of December 2014 at Auberge de Castille. All National Book Prize finalists were present alongside distinguished guests for official speeches by the Prime Minister and the Executive Chairman of the National Book Council.

 

 

The winners for every category are as follows:

 

LITERARY WORKS (NOVELS IN MALTESE) CATEGORY

 

WALID NABHAN

L-EŻODU TAĊ-ĊIKONJI

 

 

 

LITERARY WORKS (SHORT STORIES IN MALTESE) CATEGORY

 

ALFRED SANT

ĊPAR – AKTAR RAKKONTI U DIVERTIMENTI

 

 

 

MALTESE POETRY CATEGORY

 

IMMANUEL MIFSUD

PENELOPI TISTENNA

 

 

 

BOOKS FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS (AGES 8 TO 12 YEARS) CATEGORY

 

ADRIAN GRIMA

VLEĠĠA KKARGATA

 

 

 

TRANSALTION CATEGORY

 

TONI AQUILINA

L-ALLA TAL-ĦERBA TA’ YASMIN REZA

 

 

 

NON-LITERARY BOOKS IN ENGLISH OR MALTESE RELATING TO HUMANITIES CATEGORY

 

MARIO AZZOPARDI

VERĠNI SAGRI, DEMONJI U BOLOH GĦAL ALLA

 

 

PRIZE FOR THE BEST PRODUCTION OF A BOOK IN MALTESE

 

MERLIN PUBLISHERS LIMITED

WHAT HAPPENS IN BRUSSELS STAYS IN BRUSSELS

 

 

 

PRIZE FOR THE BEST PRODUCTION OF A BOOK IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE

 

MIDSEA BOOKS

LATE MEDIEVAL MALTA (1091-1500)

 

 

 

PRIZE FOR BEST ILLUSTRATOR

 

TREVOR ZAHRA

TQASQIS

 

 

 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR CONTRIBUTION TO LITERATURE AND/OR BOOKS

 

PROF. GODFREY WETTINGER

Maltese historian who specialized in Middle Ages studies, wrote several seminal books about slavery and placenames in Malta and together with Michael Fsadni discovered the Kantilena, the oldest Maltese text.

 
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