Alexievich, chronicler of Soviet life, wins Literature Nobel
ReutersNewsPublished: October 8, 2015Updated: October 14, 201510 views
Published: October 8, 2015Updated: October 14, 2015
Belarussian author Svetlana Alexievich has won the Nobel Prize for Literature for her portrayal of life in the former Soviet Union, which the Swedish Academy said was "a monument to suffering and courage in our time". Katharine Jackson reports.