Herta Müller: 2009 Nobel Prize for Literature

Herta Müller: "who, with the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the landscape of the dispossessed"

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Who is Herta Müller? Here are some links worth looking up:
Times Online: Profile: Herta Müller, scourge of Ceausescu – and his heirs
BBC News: Herta Mueller, who has been awarded the Nobel prize for literature, is the 12th woman to win the award.
New York Times: Herta Müller Wins the Nobel Prize in Literature

1 comment

Nana Fredua-Agyeman said...

Does she deserve it? Have you read of any of her books? Have you heard of her before this award? Please let's know. Thanks

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