John M Coetzee---------The Nobel Prize in Literature 2003 was awarded to J. M. Coetzee "who in innumerable guises portrays the surprising involvement of the outsider".

John M Coetzee---------The Nobel Prize in Literature 2003 was awarded to J. M. Coetzee "who in innumerable guises portrays the surprising involvement of the outsider".

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1991: Nadine Gordimer. Prize motivation: "who through her magnificent epic writing has - in the words of Alfred Nobel - been of very great benefit to humanity"

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1991: Nadine Gordimer. Prize motivation: "who through her magnificent epic writing has - in the words of Alfred Nobel - been of very great benefit to humanity"

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1909: Selma Lagerlöf. Prize motivation: "in appreciation of the lofty idealism, vivid imagination and spiritual perception that characterize her writings"

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1909: Selma Lagerlöf. Prize motivation: "in appreciation of the lofty idealism, vivid imagination and spiritual perception that characterize her writings"

Alice Munro (Nobel Prize in Literature 2013)  (b. 1931) is a Canadian author writing in English. Munro's work has been described as having revolutionized the architecture of short stories, especially in its tendency to move forward and backward in time.

Alice Munro (Nobel Prize in Literature 2013) (b. 1931) is a Canadian author writing in English. Munro's work has been described as having revolutionized the architecture of short stories, especially in its tendency to move forward and backward in time.

Octavio Paz, Nobel Prize Literature 1990  Writer of "El laberinto de la Soledad"

Octavio Paz, Nobel Prize Literature 1990 Writer of "El laberinto de la Soledad"

Do you know which country has the biggest number of the Nobel Prize in Literature winners?

Interesting facts about the Nobel Prize in Literature (infographic)

Do you know which country has the biggest number of the Nobel Prize in Literature winners?

Hermann Hesse. Writer and Nobel Prize in Literature (1946). He was born in 1877 in a Black Forest town in Germany.

Hermann Hesse. Writer and Nobel Prize in Literature (1946). He was born in 1877 in a Black Forest town in Germany.

Dear Life by Alice Munro // Winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Dear Life by Alice Munro // Winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Dario Fo, The Nobel Prize in Literature 1997: "who emulates the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden", drama

Dario Fo, The Nobel Prize in Literature 1997: "who emulates the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden", drama

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