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#Nobel Prize Winners

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2020: Louise Glück

2019: Peter Handke

2018: Olga Tokarczuk

2017: Kazuo Ishiguro – Never Let Me Go

2016: Bob Dylan – song lyrics

2015: Svetlana Alexievich – La fin de l’homme rouge (powerful!)

2014: Patrick Modiano- L’herbe des nuits – Rue des Boutiques Obscures

2013: Alice Munro – Runaway

2012: Mo Yan

2011: Tomas Tranströmer

2010: Mario Vargas Llosa – The Feast of the Goat

2009: Herta Müller

2008: Jean-Marie Le Clézio – L’Étoile Errante

2007: Doris Lessing

2006: Orhan Pamuk – My Name is Red

2005: Harold Pinter – No Man’s Land

2004: Elfriede Jelinek

2003: John M. Coetzee

2002: Imre Kertész

2001: V. S. Naipaul – A Bend in the River

2000: Gao Xingjian – L’ami

1999: Günter Grass – The Tin Drum

1998: José Saramago

1997: Dario Fo

1996: Wislawa Szymborska – Sounds, Feelings, Thoughts

1995: Seamus Heaney – Field Work

1994: Kenzaburo Oe

1993: Toni Morrison – Song of Solomon

1992: Derek Walcott

1991: Nadine Gordimer

1990: Octavio Paz

1989: Camilo José Cela

1988: Naguib Mahfouz – Palace Walk

1987: Joseph Brodsky – On Grief and Reason

1986: Wole Soyinka

1985: Claude Simon

1984: Jaroslav Seifert

1983: William Golding – Lord of the Flies (R)

1982: Gabriel García Márquez – Love in the Time of Cholera (R)

1981: Elias Canetti – The Voices of Marrakesh

1980: Czeslaw Milosz – Native Realm (R)

1979: Odysseus Elytis

1978: Isaac Singer – Zlateh the Goat

1977: Vicente Aleixandre

1976: Saul Bellow – The Bellarosa Connection (R)

1975: Eugenio Montale

1974: Harry Martinson & Eyvind Johnson

1973: Patrick White – Voss

1972: Heinrich Böll

1971: Pablo Neruda

1970: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn – In the First Circle

1969: Samuel Beckett – Waiting for Godot

1968: Yasunari Kawabata

1967: Miguel Asturias

1966: Nelly Sachs & Shmuel Agnon

1965: Mikhail Sholokhov

1964: Jean-Paul Sartre – Le Mur

1963: Giorgos Seferis

1962: John Steinbeck – Grapes of Wrath (R)

1961: Ivo Andric

1960: Saint-John Perse

1959: Salvatore Quasimodo

1958: Boris Pasternak – Dr Zhivago

1957: Albert Camus – La Peste

1956: Juan Jiménez

1955: Halldór Laxness

1954: Ernest Hemingway – The Old Man and the Sea (R)

1953: Sir Winston Churchill – Their Finest Hour

1952: François Mauriac – Le Noeud de Vipères

1951: Pär Fabian Lagerkvist

1950: Earl Russell

1949: William Faulkner – The Sound and the Fury (R)

1948: Thomas S. Eliot

1947: André Gide – L’immoraliste

1946: Hermann Hesse

1945: Gabriela Mistral

1944: Johannes Jensen

1939: Frans Sillanpää

1938: Pearl Buck – The Good Earth

1937: Roger Martin du Gard – Jean Barois

1936: Eugene O’Neill – Long Day’s Journey Into Night

1934: Luigi Pirandello

1933: Ivan Bunin

1932: John Galsworthy – Man of Property (vol 1 Forsyte Saga)

1931: Erik Axel Karlfeldt

1930: Sinclair Lewis – Babbitt, Main Street (R)

1929: Thomas Mann – Buddenbrooks

1928: Sigrid Undset – Kristin Lavransdatter: The Wreath (R)

1927: Henri Bergson – Le Rire

1926: Grazia Deledda

1925: George Bernard Shaw – St. Joan

1924: Wladyslaw Reymont

1923: William Butler Yeats

1922: Jacinto Benavente

1921: Anatole France – La Révolte des Anges

1920: Knut Hamsun – Growth of the Soil

1919: Carl Spitteler

1917: Henrik Pontoppidan & Karl Gjellerup

1916: Carl von Heidenstam

1915: Romain Rolland – Au-dessus de la mêlée

1913: Rabindranath Tagore

1912: Gerhart Hauptmann

1911: Maurice Maeterlinck

1910: Paul Heyse

1909: Selma Lagerlöf

1908: Rudolf Eucken

1907: Rudyard Kipling – Captain Courageous

1906: Giosuè Carducci

1905: Henryk Sienkiewicz

1904: Frédéric Mistral – Contes de Provence

1903: Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

1902: Christian Mommsen

1901: Sully Prudhomme – Les Vaines Tendresses