Nobel prize in literature

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Kazuo Ishiguro: 'AI, gene-editing, big data ... I worry we are not in control of these things any more'
The Nobel-winning author talks about scaring Harold Pinter, life after death – and his new novel about an ‘artificial friend’

Lisa Allardice

20, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Nobel literature prize winner Louise Glück reveals 'panic' in acceptance speech
On Monday it was also announced that the poet will publish a new collection, Winter Recipes from the Collective, in 2021

Sian Cain

07, Dec, 2020 @5:07 PM

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Louise Glück: Colm Tóibín on a brave and truthful Nobel winner
Her brilliantly controlled poems offer a picture of the world as a struggle between ordeal and wonder

Colm Tóibín

09, Oct, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Louise Glück: where to start with an extraordinary Nobel winner
Poet Fiona Sampson explains why she admires the 2020 Nobel laureate and picks her favourite poems from a long career

Fiona Sampson

08, Oct, 2020 @4:44 PM

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Louise Glück wins the 2020 Nobel prize in literature – as it happened
The US poet has won ‘for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal’

Sian Cain, Alison Flood and Richard Lea

08, Oct, 2020 @11:42 AM

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Louise Glück wins the 2020 Nobel prize in literature
The Swedish Academy has chosen the American poet, citing her ‘unmistakable poetic voice’

Alison Flood

08, Oct, 2020 @11:04 AM

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Scientists win Nobel chemistry prize for 'genetic scissors'
Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A Doudna share prize for genome editing method

Linda Geddes

07, Oct, 2020 @9:59 AM

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Nobel prize in medicine awarded to US-UK trio for work on hepatitis C
Harvey Alter, Michael Houghton, Charles Rice share 10m Swedish kronor prize

Ian Sample Science editor

05, Oct, 2020 @4:32 PM

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Nobel prize for literature tipped to make safe pick after years of scandal
Having been postponed in 2018, last year’s return drew heavy fire for the selection of Peter Handke, so experts expect a cautious choice this week

Alison Flood

05, Oct, 2020 @3:00 PM

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'Ghost poetry': fight over Samuel Beckett's Nobel win revealed in archives
Papers revealing the Swedish Academy’s deliberations over the Waiting for Godot author reveal fierce disputes over his ‘nihilism’

Alison Flood

17, Jan, 2020 @6:00 AM

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The people heartened by Peter Handke’s Nobel prize are genocide deniers | Adnan Delalić
The Swedish Academy’s defence of its controversial award only serves to fuel the rise of far-right extremism, says writer Adnan Delalić

Adnan Delalić

18, Dec, 2019 @5:25 PM

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The Guardian view on Nobel winner Olga Tokarczuk: light amid the dark | Editorial
Editorial: The 2019 prize for literature has been mired in controversy. But that should not take away from the humanity and hope offered by the 2018 winner


13, Dec, 2019 @5:31 PM

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