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Oct 8, 2009 3:42 PM CDT
A Decade of Nobel Literature Laureates
- With Herta Mueller joining the ranks of Nobel laureates today, it seems like a good time to look back at some of the other literary giants that have been honored since the turn of the century. For a full list of all the winners since 1960, check the AP source....
Oct 8, 2009 6:43 AM CDT
German Novelist Herta Mueller Wins Nobel for Literature
Romanian-born writer explores themes of exile, dictatorship
- The Nobel Prize in literature was awarded today to Herta Mueller, a Romanian-born German novelist and poet whose work has explored the brutality of life under the Ceausescu dictatorship. Deprived of her job and threatened by the regime, she fled to Germany in 1987.
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