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Press release
10 October 2019

 

The Nobel Prizes in Literature for 2018 and 2019

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018 is awarded to the Polish author

Olga Tokarczuk

“for a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life.

 

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2019 is awarded to the Austrian author

Peter Handke

“for an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience.

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