The Swedish Academy has awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature to Canadian author Alice Munro. It called her a master of the contemporary short story.
The New Academy selected the writer from Guadeloupe as the winner of its New Prize in Literature. The global literary award was created in reaction to this year's absent Nobel Prize, hit by a #MeToo-related scandal.
The novel reveals a man who goes mad from his love of books, which also leads to his death. Elias Canetti received the Nobel Prize in Literature for his first and only novel.
Honoring Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad is the right thing but shows just how much more work still lies ahead, writes Dirke Köpp.
Authors Haruki Murakami, Kim Thúy, Maryse Condé and Neil Gaiman have been nominated for an alternative Nobel Prize in Literature established by a group called the New Academy, following a sex assault-related scandal.
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