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The Nobel Prize in Literature 2014
Patrick Modiano

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Patrick Modiano - Interview

Interview, December 2014

Interview in French with 2014 Nobel Laureate in Literature Patrick Modiano, 6 December 2014.

  • Patrick Modiano parle de comment il est devenu un écrivain.

    Patrick Modiano parle de son travaille littéraire.

    Patrick Modiano parle de ses romans.

  • Patrick Modiano parle de ses sources d'inspiration.

    Patrick Modiano donne des conseils aux jeunes écrivains.

    Patrick Modiano parle de le Prix Nobel.

Patrick Modiano, 2014 Literature Laureate, 6 December 2014.

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Short transcript of the interview clips in English

Interview, October 2014

Telephone interview in French with Patrick Modiano following the announcement of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature, 9 October 2014. The interviewer is Hélène Hernmarck of Nobel Media.

Patrick Modiano in his first interview after the announcement of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature. The French authour was just next to the Jardin de Luxembourg in Paris when his daughter called him on his mobile to forward the news that he had been awarded the Literature Prize. Hear Patrick Modiano talk about his reaction, his life in writing, and the joy in dedicating the Prize to his Swedish grandson.

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French 6 min.

Translation of the Telephone Interview with Patrick Modiano


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