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Omanis praise compatriot for 'historic' Man Booker literature prize

Omanis praise compatriot for 'historic' Man Booker literature prize

Omanis on Wednesday hailed writer Jokha Alharthi's "historical achievement" and praised her for bringing "honour" to their Gulf nation after she became the first Arab author to win the Man Booker International prize.

Nobel literature prizes for 2018 and 2019 to be given this year

Nobel literature prizes for 2018 and 2019 to be given this year

The Swedish Academy will be allowed to give the 2018 and 2019 Nobel literature prizes together after a scandal prevented last year's award, the head of the troubled literary body told a newspaper on Tuesday.

Nobel figure quits after Swedish body's #MeToo scandal

Nobel figure quits after Swedish body's #MeToo scandal

Sara Danius resigned Tuesday from the Swedish Academy that selects the Nobel Prize in Literature, almost a year after she was forced out as permanent secretary by a #MeToo scandal.

Swedish Academy names new jury members for Nobel Prize in literature

Swedish Academy names new jury members for Nobel Prize in literature

Five literary figures have been named temporary members of the Nobel Committee that awards the Nobel Prize in literature.

Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature

Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature

Japanese-born Kazuo Ishiguro has won the Nobel Prize for Literature for uncovering ‘the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world,’ the Swedish Academy said on Thursday ...

Mercedes drivers seeking reassurance at Suzuka

Mercedes drivers seeking reassurance at Suzuka

Mercedes go into Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix hoping to show that their baffling lack of pace in Singapore .