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Winners of Nobel Prize in literature since 1960
Question of the Day
Winners of the Nobel Prize in literature since 1960:
_ 2011: Tomas Transtromer, Sweden.
_ 2010: Mario Vargas Llosa, Peru.
_ 2009: Herta Mueller, Germany.
_ 2008: Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio, France.
_ 2007: Doris Lessing, Britain.
_ 2006: Orhan Pamuk, Turkey.
_ 2005: Harold Pinter, Britain.
_ 2004: Elfriede Jelinek, Austria.
_ 2003: J.M. Coetzee, South Africa.
_ 2002: Imre Kertesz, Hungary.
_ 2001: V.S. Naipaul, Trinidad-born Briton.
_ 2000: Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French.
_ 1999: Guenter Grass, Germany.
_ 1998: Jose Saramago, Portugal.
_ 1997: Dario Fo, Italy.
_ 1996: Wislawa Szymborska, Poland.
_ 1995: Seamus Heaney, Ireland.
_ 1994: Kenzaburo Oe, Japan.
_ 1993: Toni Morrison, United States.
_ 1992: Derek Walcott, St. Lucia.
_ 1991: Nadine Gordimer, South Africa.
_ 1990: Octavio Paz, Mexico.
_ 1989: Camilo Jose Cela, Spain.
_ 1988: Naguib Mahfouz, Egypt.
_ 1987: Joseph Brodsky, Russian-born American.
_ 1986: Wole Soyinka, Nigeria.
_ 1985: Claude Simon, France.
_ 1984: Jaroslav Seifert, Czechoslovakia.
_ 1983: William Golding, Britain.
_ 1982: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Colombia.
_ 1981: Elias Canetti, Bulgarian-born Briton.
_ 1980: Czeslaw Milosz, Polish-born American.
_ 1979: Odysseus Elytis, Greece.
_ 1978: Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish-born American.
_ 1977: Vicente Aleixandre, Spain.
_ 1976: Saul Bellow, Canadian-born American.
_ 1975: Eugenio Montale, Italy.
_ 1974: Eyvind Johnson and Harry Martinson, Sweden.
_ 1973: Patrick White, British-born Australian.
_ 1972: Heinrich Boell, West Germany.
_ 1971: Pablo Neruda, Chile.
_ 1970: Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Russia.
_ 1969: Samuel Beckett, Ireland.
_ 1968: Yasunari Kawabata, Japan.
_ 1967: Miguel A. Asturias, Guatemala.
_ 1966: Shmuel Y. Agnon, Polish-born Israeli, and Nelly Sachs, German-born Swede.
_ 1965: Mikhail Sholokhov, Russia.
_ 1964: Jean-Paul Sartre, France (declined award).
_ 1963: Giorgos Seferis, Turkish-born Greek.
_ 1962: John Steinbeck, United States.
_ 1961: Ivo Andric, Yugoslavia.
_ 1960: Saint-John Perse, Guadeloupe-born French.
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