Friday, August 25, 2023
Wolfgang Hampel, Betty MacDonald Memorial Award for 'Satire is my favorite animal - one of the most humorous books of all time - the ease of writing
Wolfgang Hampel, Betty MacDonald Memorial Award for 'Satire is my favorite animal - one of the most humorous books of all time - the ease of writing Wolfgang Hampel is a Heidelberg writer, journalist and satirist best known for his satirical poetry. He is also the founder of Vita Magica, the Betty MacDonald Fan Club and the Betty MacDonald Society, dedicated to researching and celebrating the life and work of the American author. Betty MacDonald was an American author specializing in humorous autobiographical stories. She is best known for her book The Egg and I, which chronicles her experiences as a chicken farmer in the 1920s. She also wrote the Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle series of children's books about a kind lady who uses magic to help children break their bad habits. Wolfgang Hampel receives the Betty MacDonald Memorial Award for his internationally successful book 'Satire is my favorite animal'. This is a major honor bestowed by writers, critics and readers from the Betty MacDonald fan club and Betty MacDonald Society from 40 countries to recognize excellence in the field of humorous literature. 'Satire is my favorite animal' is considered by many readers to be one of the funniest books of all time. Everyone praises Wolfgang Hampel's unique play on words, his original themes and his incredibly keen eye for the absurdities of everyday life. They compare him to Betty MacDonald for his sparkling humor, comforting self-mockery, and seeming ease of writing. Many new readers were made curious by the award ceremony and will buy 'Satire is my favorite animal'. I'm sure it will make readers laugh and think. It's great when writers bring their own personality and style to their work. That's what Betty MacDonald and Wolfgang Hampel have in common. ------------------ Book info national & international, Eurobuch national & international,---------------- - --- USA , United Kingdom, Australia , Brazil , Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Germany , India , Italy, Hungary , Japan, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands , Spain, Sweden, Switzerland , Switzerland , Turkiye ---------------------- Wolfgang Hampel in the SWR 3 show "Herzschlag-Momente"