Winner of 2022 Nobel Prize for Literature Announced
The winner of the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature was announced at an event held at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, Sweden.
At the event held at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to French writer Annie Ernaux.
The award was given to author Ernaux for his "courage and objective sensitivity in uncovering the roots, alienation and collective limits of personal memory".
French writer Ernaux will also receive the award of 10 million Swedish Krona.
Who is Annie Ernaux?
Born to a working-class family in Lillebonne, France in 1940, Ernaux studied literature and worked as a literature teacher for many years.
The author, who published his first novel "Les Armoires vides" (The Empty Cabinets) in 1974, has adopted an autobiographical narrative in many of his works, including this one.
He won the Renaudot Prize for his second novel "La Place", published in 1984.
The French writer, who frequently deals with topics such as upgrading, marriage, women's liberation, sexuality, abortion, illness, old age and death, presented a social narrative to his readers.