The Nobel Prize in Literature 2018 and 2019
This year the Swedish Academy is awarding two Nobel Prizes in literature, one for 2018, when the prize was cancelled due to the scandals surrounding the Academy, and one for this year. The laureates were announced today at 13:00.
Olga Tokarczuk is awarded the prize for 2018
The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018 is awarded to the Polish author Olga Tokarczuk "for a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life."
Peter Handke is awarded the prize for 2019
The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2019 is awarded to the Austrian author Peter Handke "for an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience."