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Nobel Prize in Literature

Tanzanian Abdulrazak Gurnah Wins Nobel Prize For Literature

Oct 07, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Abdulrazak Gurnah, who recently retired as a professor of post-colonial literature at the University of Kent, got the call from the Swedish Academy in the kitchen of his home in southeast England.

American Poet Louise Glück Wins Nobel Literature Prize

Oct 08, 2020 PTI

Louise Glück's poetry is “characterized by a striving for clarity," often focusing on childhood and family life, and close relationship with parents and siblings, it said.


Panel To Announce Nobel Prize For Literature Today, After Years Of Tumult

Authors often mentioned as contenders include Kenya's Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, Canadian poet Anne Carson and Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami.

Emmanuelle Charpentier, Jennifer Doudna Receive 2020 Nobel Prize In Chemistry For Genome Editing

Oct 07, 2020 PTI

The prestigious award comes with a gold medal and prize money of 10 million krona (more than $1.1 million)


Olga Tokarczuk Wins 2018 Literature Nobel, Peter Handke Wins 2019 Award

The Nobel Prize for Literature was postponed last year after a sexual harassment scandal left the institution paralysed.

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Man At Centre Of Nobel Literature Scandal Convicted Of Rape

Outlook Web Bureau

Judge Gudrun Antemar said the role of the court was to decide whether the prosecutor had proven the charges beyond a reasonable doubt.



05 October, 2017

British Author Kazuo Ishiguro Wins Nobel Literature Prize

Outlook Web Bureau

Ishiguro, "in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world," the Academy wrote.


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