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Nobel Prize in Literature: Peter Handke wins 2019 award, Olga Tokarczuk 2018

October 10, 2019 7:50 pm

This year, two Nobel prizes for literature were announced - one for 2019 and one for the last year. The 2018 award was postponed following sex abuse allegations that had rocked the Swedish Academy.

Nobel Prize for Literature will not be awarded this year; here's why

May 04, 2018 2:33 pm

It would be the first time since World War Two that the Academy has failed to award a Nobel Prize for Literature. There were no awards between 1940 and 1943 while the American novelist William Faulkner received his prize a year late in 1950.

Making Peace

October 11, 2014 12:14 am

Will the Nobel nudge and inspire India and Pakistan to stand up for their children?

Esplanade Metro Station to get 'Nobel Memorial Wall'

October 22, 2013 3:08 pm

Completing 100 years of Tagore's Nobel lit prize,the wall is part of Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week.

alice munro wins Lit Nobel

October 11, 2013 12:06 am

The Swedish Academy,which selects the winners,called Munro the “master of the contemporary short story”.

Canada's Alice Munro wins Nobel Literature Prize

October 10, 2013 6:06 pm

The Swedish Academy honoured Munro as a "master of the contemporary short story".

Abuzz over Adonis for Nobel Literature Prize

October 02, 2011 3:15 am

"The whole idea of the prize is not to be mainstream," said Stephen Farran-Lee.

Mario Vargas Llosa wins literature Nobel

October 08, 2010 4:06 am

Peruvian Mario Vargas Llosa,one of the most acclaimed writers in the Spanish-speaking world