Awards

A Selection of Awards:

1964 BLM Prize
1966 Svenska Dagbladet Prize
1969 The Nordic Council Literary Prize
1976 The Aniara Prize
1989 The National Book Award
1991 The Dablovska Prize by The Swedish Academy
1992 The ABF Prize
1992 The Great Literary Prize of the Danish Publicist Society
1992 The H.C. Andersen Prize
1994 The Eyvind Johnson Prize
1994 De Nios Prize
1995 Ivar Lo Prize
1997 The Selma Lagerlöf Prize
1999 The August Prize
1999 The Honorary Prize from the Wilhelm Hansen Foundation
1999 The Swedish Booksellers’ Award
2001 The French Publishers’ Award for Best Translated Novel
2002 The Deutsche Bücherpreis
2002 Premio Flaiano
2002 Super Flaiano
2002 Premio Mondello
2003 The Independent Literary Award
2003 Shortlisted for the Impac Dublin Literary Award
2003 The Nelly Sachs Prize
2003 The Luchs Prize (children’s book prize)
2005 Der Corinne Preis
2007 The Romeo and Julia Prize in Verona
2007 Premio Napoli
2008 The August Prize
2009 Österreichischen Staatspreis für Europäische Literatur
2010 The Nordic Prize by the Swedish Academy
2011 Budapest Grand Prize