Established in 2003 by the estate of Leo Tolstoy and the Samsung Corporation, the Yasnaya Polyana Literary Prize has a 31-title international longlist.
John O’Brien of Dalkey Archive Press talks about Svetlana Alexievich, the Nobel Prize, and publishing her best-known title in the USA, Voices from Chernobyl
The 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to Belarusian journalist and author Svetlana Alexievich.
Gallimard and publishers around the world celebrate Patrick Modiano’s 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature during the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Canadian author Alice Munro wins the Nobel Prize for literature. Here, her publisher and literary agency react to the news at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Plenty of people have predictions about who will win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Care to place a bet? Ladbrokes announces its odds on which author will win.
As far back as 1970 there has been a surprising level of convergence between the Neustadt Prize for Literature, awarded in Oklahoma, and the Nobel Prize.
Bad behavior and lapses in judgement in awarding various Nobel Prizes over the years threaten to diminish the Swedish Academy’s esteem.
Chinese author Mo Yan, this year’s winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, has risen to the defense of government censorship in China, enraging many.
Following Mo Yan winning the Nobel Prize, Chinese officials plan to develop the author’s home village as a multi-million dollar cultural theme park and tourist attraction.
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