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Most Recent Winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature

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Günter Grass (1999) Report Abuse
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Herta Müller (2009) Report Abuse
A Romanian-born German novelist, poet and essayist who is famous for her works portraying the effects of violence, cruelty and terror, especially in Communist Romania under the repressive Nicolae Ceauşescu regime which she lived through herself.
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Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio (2008) Report Abuse
The author of over forty works, Le Clézio has been writing since age seven and indeed deserves the award for his work such as Le Procès-Verbal.
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Doris Lessing (2007) Report Abuse
An Iranian-born British writer whose skepticism, fire and visionary power subjected a divided civilization to scrutiny...according to the Swedish Academy.
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Harold Pinter (2005) Report Abuse
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Among the most influential British playwrights of modern times...Pinter received numerous awards in addition to the Nobel prize, including the Tony Award for Best Play in 1967 for The Homecoming, the BAFTA awards, the French Légion d'honneur and 20 honorary degrees.
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Orhan Pamuk (2006) Report Abuse
One of Turkey's most prominent novelists, Pamuk's work has sold over seven million books in more than fifty languages.
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Elfriede Jelenik (2004) Report Abuse
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J. M. Coetzee (2003) Report Abuse
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Imre Kertész (2002) Report Abuse
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V.S. Naipaul (2001) Report Abuse
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José Saramago (1998) Report Abuse
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Dario Fo (1997) Report Abuse
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Wislawa Szymborska (1996) Report Abuse
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Seamus Heaney (1995) Report Abuse
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Kenzaburo Oe (1994) Report Abuse
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Toni Morrison (1993) Report Abuse
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