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Annie Ernaux Awarded Nobel Prize in Literature

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Annie Ernaux Awarded , Nobel Prize in Literature.
NBC News reports that the French author
was announced as this year's winner
on Oct. 6 in Stockholm, Sweden.
NBC News reports that the French author
was announced as this year's winner
on Oct. 6 in Stockholm, Sweden.
The Nobel committee recognized her for “the courage
and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory.”.
The Nobel committee recognized her for “the courage
and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory.”.
In her writing, Ernaux consistently and from different angles, examines a life marked by strong disparities regarding gender, language and class. Her path to authorship was long and arduous, Via nobelprize.org.
Nobel prize announcements started on Oct. 3.
Swedish scientist Svante Pääbo won
the award in medicine for discovering
new information about Neanderthal DNA.
Swedish scientist Svante Pääbo won
the award in medicine for discovering
new information about Neanderthal DNA.
On Oct. 4, John Clauser, Alain Aspect and Anton Zeilinger won the prize in physics for their work on quantum information science.
On Oct. 4, John Clauser, Alain Aspect and Anton Zeilinger won the prize in physics for their work on quantum information science.
On Oct. 4, John Clauser, Alain Aspect and Anton Zeilinger won the prize in physics for their work on quantum information science.
On Oct. 5, Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and
K. Barry Sharpless won the prize in chemistry for
developing a way of “snapping molecules together”
to help design more efficient drugs.
On Oct. 5, Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and
K. Barry Sharpless won the prize in chemistry for
developing a way of “snapping molecules together”
to help design more efficient drugs.
This year's Nobel Peace Prize
will be announced on Oct. 7
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