Nobel Prize Winners discussion

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message 1: by Abi (new)

Abi I've read works by the following Nobel Prize winners, so my score is 15 / 105: not brilliant.

1907 - Rudyard Kipling
1923 - William Butler Yeats
1925 - George Bernard Shaw
1948 - T.S. Eliot
1949 - William Faulkner
1950 - Bertrand Russell
1955 - Halldór Laxness
1962 - John Steinbeck
1970 - Alexandr Solzhenitsyn
1982 - Gabriel García Márquez
1983 - William Golding
1993 - Toni Morrison
1995 - Seamus Heaney
2005 - Harold Pinter
2007 - Doris Lessing


message 2: by Brian (new)

Brian (banoo) • Beckett, Samuel - First Love and Other Novellas
• Boll, Heinrich - The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum
• Buck, Pearl S. - The Good Earth
• Camus, Albert - The Stranger
• Clézio, J.M.G. Le - The Giants, Terra Amata
• Coetzee, J. M. - Dusklands
• Eliot, T.S. - Prufrock and Other Observations, The Waste Land and other Writings
• Faulkner, William - Absalom, Absalom!, As I Lay Dying, Light in August
• Golding, William - Lord of the Flies
• Gordimer, Nadine - July's People
• Hemingway, Ernest - The Old Man and the Sea
• Jelinek, Elfriede - Wonderful Wonderful Times
• Kawabata, Yasunari - The Old Capital, The Master of Go, Thousand Cranes
• Kertesz, Imre - Liquidation
• Laxness, Halldor - The Atom Station
• Lessing, Doris - Story of General Dann and Mara's Daughter, Griot and the Snow Dog
• Mahfouz, Naguib - The Thief and the Dogs
• Oë, Kenzaburo - A Personal Matter
• Pamuk, Orhan - Other Colors: Essays and a Story, My Name is Red
• Steinbeck, John - All, including the rare and obscure.
• Xingjian, Gao - Buying a Fishing Rod for My Grandfather: Stories


message 3: by Cl. (new)

Cl. | 44 comments Hi Abi. Of the Nobel prize winners, which is your favorite author, and what did you read of that author?

(I'm learning how this site works--it is interesting one can post to this group without being a member of the group?)


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