Nobel Prize for Literature

The 2023 Nobel Prize for Literature Goes to . . .

. . . Norway’s Jon Fosse. I’ve read just one of his novels, Aliss at the Fire, and loved it. Deceptively simple, beautiful prose, striking images, with much lying under the surface. But the Nobel goes for a lifetime of work, not a single book, so there’s much more for me to dig into. His […]

The 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature goes to . . .

Svetlana Alexievich, from Belarus. Some info on the Nobel Prize winner, from their site: Svetlana Alexievich The Nobel Prize in Literature 2015 Born: 31 May 1948, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine Residence at the time of the award: Belarus Prize motivation: “for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time” Prize share: 1/1 Life […]

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