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13 Female Nobel Laureates In Literature - Writers Write

13 Female Nobel Laureates In Literature - Writers Write

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"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is." - Albert Camus (1913 - 1960) - French author, journalist, and philosopher - Awarded The Nobel Prize in Literature 1957

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from Oprah.com

Suspended Sentences

Suspended Sentences - Patrick Modiano's books are relatively unknown outside his native France, but his portrayals of wartime France and the 1960s read like black-and-white photographs—haunting, wistful, and unforgettable. Read more: http://www.oprah.com/book/Suspended-Sentences?editors_pick_id=54709#ixzz3JRwak8zR

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Alice Munro, The Nobel Prize in Literature 2013: "master of the contemporary short story", prose

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John Galsworthy, The Nobel Prize in Literature 1932: "for his distinguished art of narration which takes its highest form in The Forsyte Saga", prose

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Dario Fo, The Nobel Prize in Literature 1997: "who emulates the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden", drama

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Czeslaw Milosz, The Nobel Prize in Literature 1980: "who with uncompromising clear-sightedness voices man's exposed condition in a world of severe conflicts", poetry, prose

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Hermann Hesse. Writer and Nobel Prize in Literature (1946). He was born in 1877 in a Black Forest town in Germany.

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from The Daily Beast

10 Russian Novels to Read Before You Die

On the occasion of the Nobel Prize in Literature being awarded to Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich, here’s an annotated list of the cream of Russian literature.

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Octavio Paz, Nobel Prize Literature 1990 Writer of "El laberinto de la Soledad"

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