The 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to Abdul Razzaq Gherna

Abdul Razzaq Gharna wins the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature.

This was announced by Mats Malm, permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy.

The winner of the prize will be 118 in the table.

Abdul Razzaq Jarna Received the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature. Swedish academy The pattern reads as follows:

“The 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Zanzibar-born novelist Abdul Razzaq Jarna, active in England, to shed light on the effects of colonialism and the plight of refugees in the divide between cultures and continents. “

Born in 1948 on the island of Zanzibar, Tanzania, Abdul Razzaq Jarna arrived in England as a refugee in the late 1960s.

Jarna made her novel debut in 1987 with Memory of Departure, followed by Pilgrim’s Way (1988) and Dottie (1990). His best-known work is the novel paradise which was released in 1994. It was one of his two titles that was translated into Swedish, and the other The last gift.

Until his retirement he worked as an art professor at the University of Kent in Canterbury.

Abdul Razzaq Qurna from Zanzibar is the 2021 Nobel Laureate in Literature.

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The elections were announced in the usual order in Börshuset by the permanent secretary of the Academy, Mats Malm. Thus, Abdul Razzaq Gharna became the 118th place to receive the award.

Among the favorites were Jamaica Kincaid, Anne Carson and Lyudmila Ulitskaya. Norwegians Jon Vos and Karl of Knausgaard were also on the list. But the choice fell on Abdul Razzaq Jarna.

Aftonbladet experts are as surprised as the rest of the world after the news.

– A suprise! exclaims Ossa Linderborg, chief correspondent and former cultural director of Aftonbladet.

– It’s a great motivation. You are very excited to participate in its writing, says Karen Peterson, Head of Culture at Aftonbladet.

Publisher: “Absolutely incredible”

Book publisher Cylander publishes Abdul Razzaq Jarna’s books in Swedish. It is a small publisher of books specializing in anti-colonial and real history. When Aftonbladet contacted publisher Henrik Seelander, he was almost in shock.

– I was so surprised, quite dizzy… I don’t really know what to say.

What does this mean for the publisher?

– Obviously it means a lot of interest, but what it means in terms of finances etc, actually I have no idea.

How are you going to celebrate?

– I dunno. I haven’t had time to talk to my wife yet, says Henrik Seelander.

Famous Doors – which open at 1:00 p.m.

Nobel Prize 2021

  • Medication: Professors David Julius and Erdem Patbutian for their discoveries of temperature and touch receptors. The two researchers work in California, United States. Read more here.
  • Physics: Three winners will share the Physics Prize for their climate research: Siukuru Manabi, Klaus Haselmann and Giorgio Baresi. Scientists have made important discoveries in understanding the Earth’s climate. Read more here.
  • Kimi: Benjamin List and David WC Macmillan share this year’s prize for chemistry because they “have provided molecular designers with a cutting-edge new tool: organic catalysis,” announced the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Read more here.
  • Publications: The Swedish Academy has announced that Adulrazak Gurnah has received this year’s award. Read more here.
  • Peace Prize: The Nobel Peace Prize laureates / recipients will be announced on Friday 8 October at 11:00 am by the Norwegian Nobel Committee.
  • Economy: The winner of this year’s Swedish Riksbank Prize in Economics will be announced in memory of Alfred Nobel on Monday, October 11 at 11:45 a.m. by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

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