Peter Handke

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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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Protests grow as Peter Handke receives Nobel medal in Sweden
The literature laureateship, due to be presented in Stockholm on Tuesday, faces boycotts and widespread protest

Alison Flood

10, Dec, 2019 @5:00 PM

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'Ignorant questions': Nobel winner Peter Handke refuses to address controversy
New literature laureate tells journalists ahead of prizegiving that it is the wrong moment to question his support for Slobodan Milošević

Alison Flood

06, Dec, 2019 @5:03 PM

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'Gross hypocrisy’: Nobel heavyweight to boycott Peter Handke ceremony
Peter Englund, former permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy and current member, refuses to celebrate the controversial 2019 literature laureate

Alison Flood

06, Dec, 2019 @12:08 PM

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Swedish Academy defends Peter Handke's controversial Nobel win
Members behind decision to award Austrian writer the prize in literature say he will be seen as an ‘obvious choice’ in 50 years

Alison Flood

21, Oct, 2019 @12:09 PM

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Peter Handke hits out at criticism of Nobel win
Writer says he will not talk to media again after repeated questions about his politics

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

16, Oct, 2019 @1:05 PM

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Peter Handke's Nobel prize that dishonours the victims of genocide | Ed Vuilliamy
Whatever his literary merits, the author’s dismal morals should have disqualified him

Ed Vulliamy

12, Oct, 2019 @6:00 PM

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'Don't buy the champagne': Booker prize winner targeted by phone hoax
Irish author John Banville received deceitful phone call telling him he had won the Nobel prize in literature

Aaron Walawalkar

12, Oct, 2019 @2:01 PM

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We were promised a less Eurocentric Nobel. We got two laureates from Europe | Maya Jaggi
Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke may be fine writers but their awards only add to suspicions over the prize’s limited horizons

Maya Jaggi

11, Oct, 2019 @3:16 PM

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'A troubling choice': authors criticise Peter Handke's controversial Nobel win
Writers including Salman Rushdie, Hari Kunzru and Slavoj Žižek say the 2019 Nobel laureate ‘combines great insight with shocking ethical blindness’

Sian Cain

10, Oct, 2019 @11:27 PM

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Peter Handke: an adversarial talent and controversial Nobel laureate
Since his 1966 debut The Hornets, the Austrian playwright and author has tested, inspired and shocked audiences

Hugo Hamilton

10, Oct, 2019 @5:36 PM

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