British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize
NEW YORK (AP) — Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born British novelist who in "The Remains of the Day," ''Never Let Me Go" and other novels captured memory's lasting pain and dangerous illusions in precise and elegant prose, won the Nobel Literature Prize.
AP PHOTOS: Notable Nobel Literature winners from the past
LONDON (AP) — The Swedish Academy certainly pulled off a surprise last year when it awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature to American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. It will take something dramatic to match that when this year's winner is announced Thursday.
Since 1901, when French poet Sully Prudhomme became the inaugural winner of the literature award, 113 individuals have become Nobel laureates.
AP PHOTOS: Notable Nobel literature winners from the past
LONDON (AP) — Rounding off this year's Nobel award season is the prize for literature on Thursday.
The Swedish Academy is announcing this year's winner a week later than usual because of scheduling issues but insists that it's nothing to do with any disagreements on the awarding panel.
Since 1901, when French poet Sully Prudhomme became the inaugural winner of the literature award, 112 individuals have become Nobel laureates.