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Nobel Prize in Literature winners

Posting the list of Nobel Prize in Literature recipients as part of a years-long project to note which authors I've read or have works to read. Currently, I've read or own works by almost 50 of the 108 recipients during the 104 years the prize has been awarded (there were no winners a few years, mostly during the two World Wars). Bold means I've read the author, italics that I have at least one of their works but have not read anything, and plain text means I have not read anything yet in any language by that author.
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Canadian Author Alice Munro Wins 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature

Entertainment / Books : Omnivoracious (10 months ago)

Alice Munro, the Canadian short story writer, has been named the winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature. In recent years, the prize has gone to an international cast of authors: China’s Mo Yan in 2012, the Swedish poet... Read Post

Tomas Transtromer Wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Entertainment / Books : Omnivoracious (3 years ago)

Who is Tomas Transtromer? He's this year's winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Here is the official press release Here is a list of all the previous winners Here is his Wikipedia entry Here is his book list on... Read Post

Nobel Prize Winner’s Wise Words Frame NYT Op-Ed

Industries / Media : FishbowlNY (5 days ago)

On December 7, 1995, Irish playwright and poet Seamus Heaney accepted the Nobel Prize for Literature. The speech he gave that day in Sweden was later published under the title Crediting Poetry. Today, from that speech, a key passage... Read Post


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