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Annie Ernaux, 82, was cited for “the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory."
The theme of the refugee's disruption runs throughout Gurnah's work, the Nobel Committee said.
Glück received the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal.”
Two Nobel Prizes in literature were announced after the 2018 literature award was postponed following sex abuse allegations that rocked the Swedish Academy.
The acclaimed novelist dedicated her career to writing about the complexities of Black life and won both the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Pulitzer Prize.
The author, who died Monday at age 88, knew language isn’t limitless. But she wrote like it was.
Jean-Claude Arnault, an influential figure in the Nobel Prize in Literature circle, was sentenced to two years in jail.
The decision was made following sexual misconduct allegations and several resignations from the board of the Swedish Academy.