The Nobel Prize in Literature 2012 and Africa
The Nordic Africa Institute library staff has compiled this web dossier to coincide with the announcement of 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature. The dossier contains web links, selected online articles, literature that is available in the NAI library and else where, previous laureates from Africa etc.
The Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o is a top candidate for the prize this year. But also Chinua Achebe of Nigeria, as well as Nuruddin Farah of Somalia and Assia Djebar from Algeria are recognized among the candidates. The winner is announced Thursday October 11th at 1 p.m (website opens in new window).