Svetlana Alexievich Named 2015 Nobel Laureate in Literature
Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich was announced as the 2015 Nobel Laureate in Literature today. Alexievich is known for her writings on Chernobyl specifically, and excerpts from her book Voices from Chernobyl were published in Gerd Ludwig's The Long Shadow of Chernobyl. Her writings stem from hundreds of interviews, and the collection of oral history and recorded conversations are integral to her work.
For more information: http://www.cnn.com/2015/10/08/arts/nobel-literature/