William Sidis novel sold to Spain

The perfect Life of William Sidis has been sold to the Spainsh publishing house Raspabooks. The publication will probably be in 2021 or 2022. The novel has been published in several European and Asian countries.

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Nazi propaganda (free download)

Download gratis et eksemplar af bogen her. Jeg har gennem årene skrevet en del om den nazistiske filmpropaganda. Målgruppen har været forskellig. Nogen har været til grundskolen og gymnasiet, nogen til det mere voksne publikum. Denne bog er mit speciale fra Film- og medievidenskab på Københavns universitet. Den er derfor nok mest egnet for universitetsstuderende eller folk der bare ikke kan få nok af lange fodnoter og analyser. Historisk baggrund:…

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The little Savior – Den lille Frelser

An absurd comedy about Social Media. The little Savior (Den lille Frelser) is a satirical novel about Social media and celebrity culture. It’s written under the pseudonyme Martin Bartholdy. The book is illustrated by cartoonist Jens Monrad. Read first chapters here (in Danish). The Little Savior is an absurd comedy about a time when the likes of SoMe are crucial and where people who can do nothing can become world…

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Film options on Sidis novel sold

The Los Angeles and New York based movie production company, Ditlev Films, just acquired the options on the novel The perfect Life of William Sidis. The company’s two seasoned executive producers Christian Ditlev and Dan Hoffmann are now looking for collaborations in the U.S film industry. The options acquired are for both motion pictures, TV and TV-serialisation. Dan Hofmann and Christian Ditlev have collaborated with companies like Focus Features, Universal Pictures,…

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A girl and a boy published in Russia

Just out. A girl and a boy about a young couples loss of their children is published in Russia at the largest publishing house in the country, Eksmo – Издательство Эксмо. Read more about the novel here.

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The William Sidis novel in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

The Swiss based publisher, Nagel Und Kimsche, a part of the large German publishing house, Hanser Verlag, now published The perfect Life of William Sidis. The german tale is, of course, Das Perfekte Leben des William Sidis. The book is now out in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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The Victims – a new novel

The new novel by Morten Brask  is a story about a rape and how it destroys the life of the victims of the rapist – the woman and her boyfriend. One summer night in central Copenhagen a young lawyer is attacked. A stranger pulls her into a backyard and rapes her brutally. She manages to get home to her boyfriend in a state of shock. They file the rape to…

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Sidis novel to be published in Turkey 2017

The Perfect Life of William Sidis is going to be published in Turkey in 2017. It is the Turkish publisher GOA Yayincilik that will bring the novel to Turkish readers. As William Sidis understood around 50-100 languages, chance is that he also knew Turkish. The perfect Life of William Sidis is sold to the French publishing house, Presses de la Cité, the Italian publishing house Iperborea and the Greek publishing…

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Winner of Bottari Lattes Grinzani’s literary award 2015

Morten Brask was the winner of Bottari Lattes Grinzanis literary award 2015 for the novel:  “The Perfect Life of William Sidis” (La vita perfetta di William Sidis). The price ceremony took place at the medieval Cavour castle near Torino, where the Bottari Lattes Grinzane foundation has been awarded Italien and internation writers since 1982. The award is dedicated to discover innovative works of fiction. The finalists were Novita Amadei, Dentro c’è…

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New book on Nazi cinema

The films of evil is a non-fiction book about the antisemitic nazi cinema. Inside it you find a very thorough analysis of the notorious and extremely hateful films “Jew Süss” and “The eternal Jew”. The book also describe  the roots and nature of Hitler’s and other leading Nazis’ anti-Semitic world view — and how it was conveyed in the films And how the Nazi regime step by step ruled out…

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Sidis Novel finalist to it’s 3rd Italian literary prize

“La vita perfetta di William Sidis” is a finalist to Premio letterario Bottari Lattes 2015. The latest winners are Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano and Martin Amis. The jury’s motivation: The novels were selected on the basis of their literary value and representativeness of the most lively and original trends of contemporary fiction. “The books represent a high standard of Italian and foreign fiction for both the quality of writing…

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Sidis novel nominated for another Italian literary prize

LA VITA PERFETTA DI WILLIAM SIDIS by Morten Brask and translated by Ingrid Basso (Iperborea 2014) is among the five nominees for the Italian literary prize “PREMIO LETTERARIA”. The translator, Ingrid Basso is the nominated for best translator of 2014. About the nomination and the prize Premio Letteraria

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Brask awarded “Edoardo Kihlgren” prize for European literature

The Italian version of Morten Brask’s The perfect Life of William Sidis has been awarded with the first prize of Edoardo Kihlgren opera prima per la letteratura europea in Milan 2014. The novel, now in second edition, is published in Italy by Iperborea. The translator into Italian is Ingrid Basso. The literary award  “Premio Edoardo Kihlgren Cariparma for European literature” and the Khilgren award the best Italian literary debut of…

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Sidis novel published in Italy

The perfect Life of William Sidis is now out in Italy. It’s translated by Ingrid Basso and published by the Milano-based publishing house, Iperborea. Read about the novel in English here The novel has been awarded the Italian “Edoardo Kihlgren prize for European literature 2014” Read about the prize here It is nominated for the Italian Premio Letteraria 2014 Read about the prize here The book has received a good…

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Good Will’ Sidis out in France

The novel about the prodigy William Sidis “The perfect Life of William Sidis” is released in France june 2013. Titled “La Vie parfaite de William Sidis” it is translated by Caroline Berg and published by Presses de la Cité. Read about the novel in English here From the French back cover Dans son deuxième roman, Morten Brask retrace le destin passionnant et tragique de William James Sidis (1898-1944), considéré comme…

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The Sea in Theresienstadt republished

The Sea in Theresienstadt (Havet i Theresienstadt) was published in Denmark 2007 and in 2011 in France (Terezin Plage). It’s been sold out for two years in Danish bookstores, but in april 2013 Politiken Publishers are going to reissue the novel in Denmark with a new cover. Read about the novel here. The novel was nominated for the Prix du Roman Fnac and shortlisted for the Prix ​​du Chapitre européen 2011. At…

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Sidis novel published in Greece

The perfect Life of William Sidis was published in december 2012 in Greece by the major publishing house, Kedros Publishing, based in Athens.  The novel is translated by Leo Kalyvornas. Read about the novel in English here

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Novel on William Sidis in English translation

World’s first novel on the famous child prodigy William Sidis – The perfect life of William Sidis – is in the process of being translated into French, Italian and Greek. Now the novel is being translated into English by American translator Mark Mussari, ph.D in Scandinavian Languages and Literature from University of Washington and writer of books on Murakami, Amy Tan, Shakespeare and popular culture. Read the first English translated chapters…

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The perfect Life of William Sidis to be published in France, Greece and Italy

William Sidis himself never travelled outside the United States during his lifetime. Now he is going to Europe. The perfect Life of William Sidis is sold to the French publishing house, Presses de la Cité, the Italian publishing house Iperborea and the Greek publishing house Kedros. Publishing houses in other countries are in the process of reading the book. The book is going to be translated into English during 2012….

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The Sea in Theresienstadt out in France

The Sea in Theresienstadt (Havet i Theresienstadt) was published 2011 in France by the Paris located publishing house, Presses de la Cité. In French the novel is titled Terezin Plage, beautifully  translated into the French by Caroline Berg. Even before its publication the novel was  nominated to Prix du Roman Fnac and Prix Chapitre du roman Europeen. Terezin Plage has been well received in France and is now also distributed by the French Bookclub. In…

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Download books by William Sidis

The once famous prodigy, William Sidis, wrote several books on various and often quite obscure objects. Here you can download two of Sidis’ works. The Tribes and the States –  Sidis revisionistic account about the North American natives from the era of the cro-magnons to the decalration of USA. The Animate and the Inanimate – a peculiar book about reversing the forces of Nature and thus going back to the…

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