Belarussian Voice of Survivors, Svetlana Alexievich wins Nobel in literature
Belarussian Voice of Survivors, Svetlana Alexievich wins Nobel in ... and has developed a new literary genre that bears her trademark.

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Belarussian Voice of Survivors, Svetlana Alexievich wins Nobel in literature [Prelims]

  • She transcends the format of journalism and has developed a new literary genre that bears her trademark.
  • She transforms the great tragedies of the Soviet Union and its collapse World War II, the Soviet war in Afghanistan, the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
  • Her most acclaimed work is "War's Unwomanly Face" (1988), based on interviews with hundreds of women who took part in World War II.