The Nobel Prize in Literature 2018 was awarded together with that of 2019 in October 2019.    As of 2019, there have been 29 English -speaking winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature, followed by French and German with respectively 14 winners.
The Nobel Prize in Literature is one of many Nobel Prizes given in honor of Alfred Nobel. Every year, a writer is chosen by the Swedish Academy to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. They choose someone who they think has written something that has great value. Writing of any language could possibly win the Nobel Prize.
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The Nobel Prize is an annual, international prize first awarded in 1901 for achievements in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace. An associated prize in Economics has been awarded since 1969. As of 2019 Nobel Prizes had been awarded to 916 individuals, of whom 16 were Black recipients.
Since the first award in 1901, conferment of the Nobel Prize has occasionally engendered criticism and controversy. After his death in 1896, the will of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel established that an annual prize be awarded for service to humanity in the fields of physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, and peace.
Sir Kazuo Ishiguro OBE (born 8 November 1954) is a British novelist of Japanese origin. He won the The Nobel Prize in Literature in 2017. He was born in Nagasaki, Japan; his family moved to England in 1960 when he was five. His novels include An Artist of the Floating World (1986), When We Were Orphans (2000), and Never Let Me Go (2005).
The Nobel Peace Prize is one of six awards in the memory of Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite.Every year the organization gives out six awards for the people "who best benefit mankind through their actions" in one of the six subjects; peace, literature, physics, chemistry, economics, and medicine.
Camus won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1957. He was the second-youngest recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature, after Rudyard Kipling, and the first African-born writer to receive the award. He is the shortest-lived of any Nobel literature laureate to date, having died in an automobile accident just over two years after receiving the award.
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Booker Prize (1989) Helmerich Award (2013) Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts Nobel Prize in Literature (2017) Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres (1998) Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature (1989) Bodley Medal (2019) Knight Bachelor (2018)