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Laureates for the Nobel Prize in Literature

Writers I've read in bold.

2016   Bob Dylan
2015   Svetlana Alexievich
2014   Patrick Modiano
2013   Alice Munro
2012   Mo Yan
2011   Tomas Tranströmer
2010   Mario Vargas Llosa
2009   Herta Müller
2008   Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio
2007   Doris Lessing
2006   Orhan Pamuk
2005   Harold Pinter
2004   Elfriede Jelinek
2003   J.M. Coetzee
2002   Imre Kertész
2001   V.S. Naipaul
2000   Gao Xingjian
1999   Gunter Grass
1998   José Saramago
1997   Dario Fo
1996   Wislawa Szymborska
1995   Seamus Heaney
1994   Kenzaburo Oe
1993   Toni Morrison
1992   Derek Walcott
1991   Nadine Gordimer
1990   Octavio Paz
1989   Camilo Jose Cela
1988   Naguib Mahfouz
1987   Joseph Brodsky
1986   Wole Soyinka
1985   Claude Simon
1984   Jaroslav Seifert
1983   William Golding
1982   Gabriel Garcia Marquez
1981   Elias Canetti
1980   Czeslaw Milosz
1979   Odysseus Elytis
1978   Isaac Bashevis Singer
1977   Vicente Aleixandre
1976   Saul Bellow
1975   Eugenio Montale
1974   Eyvind Johnson, Harry Martinson
1973   Patrick White
1972   Heinrich Boll
1971   Pablo Neruda
1970   Alexandr Solzhenitsyn
1969   Samuel Beckett
1968   Yasunari Kawabata
1967   Miguel Angel Asturias
1966   Samuel Agnon, Nelly Sachs
1965   Mikhail Sholokhov
1964   Jean Paul Sartre
1963   Giorgios Seferis
1962   John Steinbeck
1961   Ivo Andric
1960   Saint-John Perse
1959   Salvatore Quasimodo
1958   Boris Pasternak
1957   Albert Camus
1956   Juan Ramon Jimenez
1955   Halldor Laxness
1954   Ernest Hemingway
1953   Winston S. Churchill
1952   Francois Mauriac
1951   Par Lagerkvist
1950   Bertrand Russell
1949   William Faulkner
1948   T.S. Eliot
1947   Andre Gide
1946   Hermann Hesse
1945   Gabriela Mistral
1944   Johannes V. Jensen
1943   Not awarded
1942   Not awarded
1941   Not awarded
1940   Not awarded
1939   Frans Eemil Silanpaa
1938   Pearl S. Buck
1937   Roger Martin du Gard
1936   Eugene O'Neill
1935   Not awarded
1934   Luigi Pirandello
1933   Ivan Bunin
1932   John Galsworthy
1931   Erik Axel Karlfeldt
1930   Sinclair Lewis
1929   Thomas Mann
1928   Sigrid Undset
1927   Henri Bergson
1926   Grazia Deledda
1925   George Bernard Shaw
1924   Wladyslaw Reymont
1923   William Butler Yeats
1922   Jacinto Benavente
1921   Anatole France
1920   Knut Hamsun
1919   Carl Spitteler
1918   Not awarded
1917   Karl Gjellerup, Henrik Pontoppidan
1916   Verner von Heidenstam
1915   Romain Rolland
1914   Not awarded
1913   Rabindranath Tagore
1912   Gerhart Hauptmann
1911   Maurice Maeterlinck
1910   Paul Heyse
1909   Selma Lagerlof
1908   Rudolf Eucken
1907   Rudyard Kipling
1906   Giosue Carducci
1905   Henryk Sienkiewicz
1904   Frederic Mistral, Jose Echegaray
1903   Bjornstjerne Bjornson
1902   Theodor Mommsen
1901   Sully Prudhomme
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  • 2010 books

    5) José Saramago, The Tale of the Unknown Island, 1997   ( RE-READ ) This is a clever Swiftian fable noted for its brevity and elegance,…

  • 2009 books

    49) Naguib Mahfouz, Karnak Café, 1974 This was written in 1971 but didn't appear until three years later, when the political and social…

  • 2009 books

    47) Yasunari Kawabata, Palm-of-the-Hand Stories, 1988 Seventy miniature short stories that Kawabata wrote between 1923 and 1972. It's said the…

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