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Nobel Prize 2015

The Nobel was awarded “for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time”.


The Nobel Prize 2015 in Literature went to 67-year-old Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich. The Nobel was awarded “for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time”. Ms. Alexievich is the 14th women Literature Laureate. Ms. Alexievich used the skills of a journalist to create literature chronicling the great tragedies of the Soviet Union and its collapse- World War II, the Soviet war in Afghanistan, the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster and the suicides that ensued from the death of Communism.

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