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  1. A controversy has swirled around Austrian author Peter Handke being awarded the 2019 Nobel

    Kosovo to boycott Nobel ceremony over Handke's prize

    Kosovo is boycotting next week's Nobel Prize ceremony, its foreign minister said on Saturday, in protest at the literature award being given to ...
  2. Margaret Atwood poses with Bernardine Evaristo with their Booker Prize for Fiction 2019 at the Guil

    Rule-breaking Booker judges honour Atwood, Evaristo with rare double prize

    Margaret Atwood's "The Testaments" and Bernardine Evaristo's "Girl, Woman, Other" jointly won the Booker Prize on Monday in a surprise double ...
  3. Olga Tokarczuk

    Nobel prize winner Tokarczuk calls for democracy revival in Poland

  4. Polish author Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian novelist and playwright Peter Handke

    Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke win Literature Nobels

    Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk on Thursday (Oct 10) won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature, which was delayed over a sexual harassment scandal, ...
  5. Anders Olsson, the acting permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, announces that the Swedish Ac

    Nobel literature prizes for 2018 and 2019 to be given this year

    The Swedish Academy will be allowed to award the 2018 Nobel Prize for literature along with this year's prize, Swedish Daily Dagens Nyheter ...
  6. Anders Olsson, the acting permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, announces that the Swedish Ac

    Two Nobel literature prizes to be awarded this year after Academy cleans house

    Two Nobel prizes will be awarded for literature this year after the Swedish literary academy that chooses the winner cleaned house following ...
  7. File photo of kids reading books

    Commentary: Why stories matter for children’s learning

    Kids learn how to behave, think and act through the characters they meet in stories, says one language professor.
  8. New Bedok library 2

    Commentary: Of course we don’t read poetry. We’re Singaporean

    Where a National Arts Council survey found that Singaporeans read only a book a year, Singapore’s youth poet ambassador argues that literature has ...
  9. jingapore by jing quek

    Commentary: Outrage over Jingapore exposes an unimaginative and rigid Singapore

    How many children's imaginations have we constrained with our rigid focus on black and white, asks Channel NewsAsia's Bharati Jagdish.