FILIP DAVID is one of Serbia's pre-eminent cultural figures. He is the author of three novels and four short story collections, in addition to several collections of essays and a long career writing for film and television.
His stories and novels have won many prizes, including the Mladost, Milan Rakic and BIGZ awards, the Prosveta Prize for book of the year, and the Ivo Andric Prize. His books have been translated into several languages, and his short stories are included in more than twenty anthologies.
For The House of Remembering and Forgetting he was awarded the most prestigious Serbian literary prize, the NIN Award, for the best novel in 2014, and he also received the “Meša Selimovic” Award for the best novel in the region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia and Croatia.