Books by Winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature
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.
The story of an African boy’s coming of age, a tragic love story, and a tale of the corruption of African tradition by European colonialism. (2021)