The Nobel Prize in Literature 2014

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2014

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2014 was awarded to Patrick Modiano “for the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation”.

 

Patrick Modiano

Born: 30 July 1945, Paris, France

Residence at the time of the award: France

Prize motivation: “for the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation”