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Nobel literature pick heartens liberal Poles in populist era

12 days ago   |   By ABC News

The Swedish Academy's decision to bestow the 2018 Nobel Prize in literature on Polish author Olga Tokarczuk has given a rare morale boost to liberal Poles only three days before a national election
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Peter Handke, Olga Tokarczuk awarded Nobel Prizes in Literature

Peter Handke, Olga Tokarczuk awarded Nobel Prizes in Literature

12 days ago   |   By New York Post

The 2018 Nobel Prize in literature has been awarded to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk “for a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life,” while the 2019 prize went to Austrian author Peter Handke. Mats Malm, the Swedish Academy's permanent secretary, says Handke was honored “for an...
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Polish, Austrian authors awarded Nobel prizes in literature

12 days ago   |   By ABC

The 2018 Nobel Prize in literature has been awarded to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk "for a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life," while the 2019 prize went to Austrian author Peter Handke.
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