The Nobel Prize in Literature 2008
This year's winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature is Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio.
The french author Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio recieves the prize with the motivation:
"author of new departures, poetic adventure and sensual ecstasy, explorer of a humanity beyond and below the reigning civilization"
Read more about the winner at the web site of the Swedish Academy.