Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke Awarded Nobel Prizes in Literature
Thursday, 10 October 2019 (
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The 2018 and 2019 laureates were named at the same time because last year’s prize was postponed over a scandal involving a husband of an academy member.
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Nobel Prize in Literature Awards Stir Controversy. The awards for 2018 and 2019 were awarded to Central European writers, Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke, respectively. Out of the 116 Nobel laureates for literature, Tokarczuk is the 15th woman to receive the prize. The Nobel committee's naming of... Nobel Prize in Literature Awards Stir Controversy 01:31
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