Nobel Prize in Literature

Canadian author Alice Munro, Oct. 28, 2002. (AP Photo/Paul Hawthorne, File)

Canada’s Alice Munro wins Nobel literature prize

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Short story master Alice Munro, who captured everyday lives and epiphanies in rural Canada with elegant and precise prose, won the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday. Munro is the first Canadian […]


Irish poet Seamus Heaney, center, displays his Nobel literature prize medal, surrounded by his family, from left: his son Michael, daughter Catherine, his wife Marie and son Christopher, after receiving it from the Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf at the Concert Hall in Stockholm, Sweden on Dec. 10, 1995. (AP Photo/Eric Roxfelt, File)

‘Don’t be afraid': Final words from Seamus Heaney

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland mourned the loss of its Nobel laureate poet, Seamus Heaney, with equal measures of poetry and pain Monday in a funeral full of grace notes and a final message from the […]



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