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Pia de Jong

Pia de Jong has 2 articles published.

Pia de Jong
Pia de Jong is a Dutch writer who lives in Princeton. Her memoir, "Saving Charlotte," was published by W.W. Norton in July. She can be contacted at [email protected] Photo credit: Chris Lane.

*NEW COLUMN*: ‘At the Nobel Prize Banquet’ by Pia de Jong

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BookTrib.com is happy to welcome prize-winning Dutch literary novelist and newspaper columnist Pia de Jong. Pia’s memoir, Saving Charlotte: A Mother and the Power of Intuition, is her first book in English.  The Nobel Prize is Pia’s latest installment as a BookTrib featured columnist. Her first article, All the Glittering Prizes, kicked off this series with rave reviews. You will enjoy her work as much as we do!   At the Nobel Prize Banquet  The trumpets sound a fanfare, and I walk with 1,300 invited guests into the courtyard of the City Hall of Stockholm, which has been transformed into a dining room. Students wearing sailor hats and blue-yellow sashes lead us to festive tables that stretch from wall to wall.…

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BookTrib Exclusive: ‘All the Glittering Prizes’ by Pia de Jong

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BookTrib.com is happy to welcome Pia de Jong, prize-winning Dutch literary novelist and newspaper columnist. Pia moved to Princeton, NJ in 2012 from Amsterdam.  Her memoir, Saving Charlotte: A Mother and the Power of Intuition, is her first book in English.  We hope you will find Pia’s stories as delightfully charming as we do. All the Glittering Prizes When I walk into my son’s room one afternoon at 5 p.m., his friend Justin is sprawled fast asleep on the bed, still wearing his shoes and coat. “He came to do his homework,” he explains, “but before he put down his bag he collapsed.” “What happens now?” I ask. “Let him sleep,” my daughter says. “Do not wake him up. He is…

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