Events. March – Emulating Kerouac's On the Road, Ross Goodwin drives from New York to New Orleans with an artificial intelligence device in a laptop hooked up to various sensors, whose output it turns into words printed on rolls of thermal paper; the result is published unedited as 1 the Road in 2018.
The Nobel Committee awards Japanese-born British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro the Nobel Prize in Literature for his "novels of great ... 2017 Atlantic hurricane season.
In an estimate by Baruch Shalev, between 1901-2000 about 65.4% of Nobel prize winners were either Christians or had a Christian background. Here is a non exhaustive list of some of the prize winners who publicly identified themselves as Christians.
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Nobel Prize in Literature The Swedish Academy selected Saramago as 1998 recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature . The announcement came when he was about to fly to Germany for the Frankfurt Book Fair, and caught both him and his editor by surprise. 
Peter Handke (German pronunciation: ; born 6 December 1942) is a Nobel laureate novelist, playwright, translator, poet, film director, and screenwriter from Austria.Handke was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2019.
100 Years of Nobel Prizes, The Americas Group, first publishing in 2002. Weiss, Mosheh (2004). A Brief History of the Jewish People, Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 216–17. Zuckerman, Harriet (1996). Scientific Elite: Nobel Laureates in the United States, Transaction Publishers, originally publishing in 1977, pp. 71–78.
Faulkner is one of the most celebrated writers in American literature generally and Southern literature specifically. Though his work was published as early as 1919 and largely during the 1920s and 1930s, Faulkner's renown reached its peak upon the publication of Malcolm Cowley's The Portable Faulkner and his 1949 Nobel Prize in Literature, making him the only Mississippi-born Nobel winner.
Joseph Murray, American surgeon, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 2012) Jeannie Rousseau, French Allied intelligence agent (d. 2017) April 5 – Lester James Peries, Sri Lankan director, screenwriter and producer (d. 2018) April 8 – Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia (1967–79) (d. 2007)