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First female head of Nobel’s literature award body has died

Seattle Times Saturday, 12 October 2019
HELSINKI (AP) — Sara Danius, the first female head of the prestigious Swedish body that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died. She was 57. Her family told Swedish news agency TT that Danius passed away early Saturday following a long illness. Swedish media said she had breast cancer. Danius, who was a literature […]
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