[DWJ] DWJ's awards

Bettina Bubach liril at gmx.net
Thu Nov 24 03:01:57 EST 2005


> --- Ursprüngliche Nachricht ---
> Von: "Dorian E. Gray" <israfel at eircom.net>
> An: "Diana Wynne Jones" <dwj at suberic.net>
> Betreff: Re: [DWJ] DWJ's awards
> Datum: Wed, 23 Nov 2005 19:55:54 -0000
> 
> Bettina explained...
> 
> >> and the
> >> Preis der Leseratten, that would be awesome.
> >
> > Ws initiated by a Youth Magazine in German Television (Schülerexpress).
> It
> > existed from 1979-1992 (5 years longer then the TV Show. There were no
> > adults in the jury that decided about the prices.
> > Source: German Wiki
> > Other winners were famous German authors like Michael Ende, GudrunP 
> > ausewang
> > and Wolfgang Hohlbein, and also Morton Rhue and Rafik Schami.
> > It means "Bookworm Award" (actually bookrat ;-)
> 
> Surely it's literally the "prize of/from the *reading* rats"?
> 
> Until the sky falls on our heads...
> 
> Dorian (nitpicking).

Of course. And am certain the they didn't decide about "prices" either...
Because in Germany, threre are fixed prices for books - the shops are
generally not allowed to decide about this.

B.

Bettina

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