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A look at the winner of the 2014 literature Nobel

A man holds a book of French author Patrick Modiano at the Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Modiano won this year's nobel prize for literature. AP

French author Patrick Modiano, 69, whose novel “Rue des Boutiques Obscures” — English title: “Missing Person” — won the prestigious Prix Goncourt in 1978.

Posted: October 9th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Modiano wins Nobel for works about Nazi occupation

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Patrick Modiano of France, who has made a lifelong study of the Nazi occupation and its effects on his country, won the 2014 Nobel Prize in literature Thursday for what one academic called “crystal clear and resonant” prose.

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Winners of Nobel Prize in literature since 1980

In this Thursday Oct. 11, 2012, file photo, Peter Englund, permanent secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy, arrives to announce the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature, in Stockholm. Thursday Oct. 9, 2014 is the festive day of the year for highbrow culture when the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature is revealed. AP

The 2014 Nobel Prize in literature will be announced Thursday by the Swedish Academy. Here is a list of previous winners of the award since 1980:

Posted: October 9th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

When the Nobel prize is a family affair

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Since the creation of the Nobel prizes in 1901, six children have followed in the footsteps of their parents, becoming Nobel laureates themselves.

Posted: October 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Chile: more tests requested in Neruda death probe

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A Chilean judge isn’t ready to close the probe into the mysterious death of Chilean Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda four decades ago.

Posted: June 14th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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