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French author Patrick Modiano wins Nobel Literature prize

16:55 10/10/2014

French historical author Patrick Modiano has won the 2014 Nobel Prize for literature.

Murakami, Munro, Alexievich are Nobel literature favourites

16:02 10/10/2013

With just hours to go before the announcement of this year's winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, most bets were still on Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami.

Festival honours inspirational director

18:14 08/03/2013

Award-winning director Tran Anh Hung will receive the Inspiration Award for his contributions to Vietnamese cinema at the Inspiration Award (ViFF) in April.

China's Mo Yan wins Nobel Prize in literature

20:19 11/10/2012

The Swedish Academy announced on Thursday that it had awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature to Mo Yan, a Chinese author who was said to be “overjoyed and scared” when the Nobel organizers contacted him to say he had won the...

Suspense mounts ahead of Nobel Prize announcements

08:26 08/10/2012

This year's Nobel prize season kicks off Monday with rumours suggesting the peace prize could go to Egypt's Maggie Gobran for helping Cairo's poor, Afghan burka opponent Sima Samar or US scholar Gene Sharp.


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