Nobel prize in literature

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Alice Munro obituary
Canadian short-story writer who won the Nobel prize in 2013 and was often likened to Chekhov

Sarah A Smith

14, May, 2024 @7:53 PM

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A page-turner: how to get your reading groove back | Letters
Letters: Readers share their tips on discovering new authors and reading more widely

28, Apr, 2024 @4:39 PM

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China Nobel prize winner tarred as one of ‘three new evils’ amid rise in nationalist fervour
Mo Yan is widely celebrated in China but now faces a lawsuit accusing him of smearing the Communist party amid an increasingly febrile atmosphere online

Amy Hawkins Senior China correspondent

15, Mar, 2024 @7:00 PM

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‘I cried, I danced to Springsteen’: in Australia, a Nobel laureate’s translator celebrates their win
A world away from Norway in Australia’s Blue Mountains, May-Brit Akerholt works to bring Jon Fosse’s work to English readers. ‘I reject the term translator,’ she says. ‘I create a new version’

Xenia Hanusiak

09, Dec, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Jon Fosse says he would have stopped writing 40 years ago if he had listened to critics
Septology author uses Nobel laureate speech to say writing ‘can save lives’ as he recalls his early poor reviews

Ella Creamer

07, Dec, 2023 @6:50 PM

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A Shining by Jon Fosse review – a spiritual journey
The new Nobel laureate’s latest novella is a shimmering fable about a man lost in a dark forest

Lauren Groff

18, Nov, 2023 @7:30 AM

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Nobel prize winner Jon Fosse: ‘It took years before I dared to write again’
In 2012, the Norwegian novelist and playwright collapsed. He gave up drinking, retreating from the public eye – then, earlier this month, he got a call from the Swedish academy. He discusses how it feels to win a Nobel prize

Chris Power

28, Oct, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Where to start with: Jon Fosse
Having long been tipped as the next Nobel laureate, the Norwegian writer has this year been awarded the prize. For those new to the acclaimed playwright and novelist, here are some good ways in

Catherine Taylor

05, Oct, 2023 @5:15 PM

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Jon Fosse’s Nobel prize announces his overdue arrival on the global stage
The critically acclaimed author is the first ever laureate in the prize’s history to write in Nynorsk and his win marks a further step in the Nordic state’s rise as a cultural powerhouse

Philip Oltermann European culture editor

05, Oct, 2023 @3:13 PM

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Jon Fosse wins the 2023 Nobel prize in literature
The Norwegian author of novels, short stories and Pinteresque drama was praised by the judges for ‘giving voice to the unsayable’

Ella Creamer

05, Oct, 2023 @1:10 PM

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Nobel prize in literature 2023 won by Norwegian author Jon Fosse – as it happened
Fosse honoured by Nobel committee ‘for his innovative plays and prose which give voice to the unsayable’

Lucy Knight, Ella Creamer and Philip Oltermann

05, Oct, 2023 @12:01 PM

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Tell us: what does Nobel literature prize winner Jon Fosse’s work mean to you?
We want to hear from Guardian readers about their views on the Nobel literature prize

Guardian community team

05, Oct, 2023 @11:21 AM

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