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Author Annie Ernaux awarded Nobel Prize for Literature

French author Annie Ernaux, 82, has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. She has been recognised for “the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory”.

With great courage and clinical acuity, Annie Ernaux reveals the agony of the experience of class, describing shame, humiliation, jealousy or inability to see who you are, she has achieved something admirable and enduring.#NobelPrize — The Nobel Prize (@NobelPrize) October 6, 2022

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