Nobel Prize Book Lists
Ideas That Changed the World: Get Inspired With Books by Nobel Prizewinners
The Nobel Prize for Literature is given for a body of work, not one specific title. The books chosen for this list are noted works by Nobel winners and reflect the variety of types of writing considered for the award. These include: novels, plays, poetry, essays, speeches, short stories, historical narratives, and philosophic writings. At the end of each title annotation, the year its author won the Nobel Prize is included in parentheses. Request It. Kipling's menagerie of tales are all included in this volume along with his original illustrations.
The Nobel Prize in Literature Swedish : Nobelpriset i litteratur is awarded annually by the Swedish Academy to authors for outstanding contributions in the field of literature. It is one of the five Nobel Prizes established by the will of Alfred Nobel , which are awarded for outstanding contributions in chemistry , physics , literature, peace , and physiology or medicine. The award is presented in Stockholm at an annual ceremony on December 10, the anniversary of Nobel's death. As of , the Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to individuals. In , Jean-Paul Sartre made known that he did not wish to accept the Nobel Prize in Literature,  as he had consistently refused all official honors in the past. There have been eight years in which the Nobel Prize in Literature was not awarded , , , —, . One Nobel laureate is classified as stateless Ivan Bunin ,