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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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"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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John M Coetzee---------The Nobel Prize in Literature 2003 was awarded to J. M. Coetzee "who in innumerable guises portrays the surprising involvement of the outsider".

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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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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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Alexandr Solzhenitsyn | Nobel Prize 1970: For the ethical force with which he has pursued the indispensable traditions of Russian literature | "If only it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?" - The Gulag Archipelago

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Alice Munro (Nobel Prize in Literature 2013) (b. 1931) is a Canadian author writing in English. Munro's work has been described as having revolutionized the architecture of short stories, especially in its tendency to move forward and backward in time.

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