search

French writer Annie Ernaux wins Nobel Prize in literature

French writer Annie Ernaux attends the screening of the film "Les Annees Super 8 (The Super 8 Years)" on the sidelines of the 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, May 23, 2022. (Photo by Julie Sebadelha/AFP)
French writer Annie Ernaux attends the screening of the film "Les Annees Super 8 (The Super 8 Years)" on the sidelines of the 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, May 23, 2022. (Photo by Julie Sebadelha/AFP)

This year’s Nobel Prize in literature is awarded to French author Annie Ernaux.

Ernaux, 82, is cited for “the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory,” the Nobel committee says.

Mats Malm, permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, announces the winner in Stockholm, Sweden.

Never miss breaking news on Israel
Get notifications to stay updated
You're subscribed
image
Register for free
and continue reading
Registering also lets you comment on articles and helps us improve your experience. It takes just a few seconds.
Already registered? Enter your email to sign in.
Please use the following structure: example@domain.com
Or Continue with
By registering you agree to the terms and conditions. Once registered, you’ll receive our Daily Edition email for free.
Register to continue
Or Continue with
Log in to continue
Sign in or Register
Or Continue with
check your email
Check your email
We sent an email to you at .
It has a link that will sign you in.