Annie Ernaux Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

From a story on by Rob Picheta headlined “Annie Ernaux wins Nobel Prize in literature for her uncompromising work on family, class, and gender”:

French author Annie Ernaux has won the Nobel Prize in literature, organizers announced in Stockholm on Thursday.

Ernaux, 82, has written a number of celebrated novels, many of which are autobiographical. Her first book, “Les armoires vides,” was published in French in 1974, and in English as “Cleaned Out” in 1990. Her fourth work, “La place” (1983) or “A Man’s Place” (1992), elevated her to prominence.