Prize announcement

Announcement of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Literature to Herta Müller, presented by Professor Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, on 8 October 2009.


Following the announcement, Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, told senior editor Simon Frantz why Herta Müller’s uniqueness comes from the double experience of being part of a minority language while being under an oppressed society.

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