Nobel Prizes in Literature Awarded to Peter Handke, Olga Tokarczuk

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Austrian author Peter Handke, while the 2018 award, postponed from last year, was given to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk. The academy said it honored Mr. Handke "for an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience."