Thursday, 7 October 2021

News Report: Alfred Nobel Foundation Announce 2021 Nobel Prize In Literature

Abdulrazak Gurnah

"For his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents", the Nobel Prize in Literature 2021 was awarded to Abdulrazak Gurnah, the Alfred Nobel Foundation announced today.

Wikipedia records Gurnah as "a novelist who was born in Zanzibar and lives in the United Kingdom. 

His novels include Paradise, which was shortlisted for both the Booker and the Whitbread Prize; Desertion; and By the Sea, which was longlisted for the Booker and shortlisted for the Los Angeles Times Book Award".

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