The Romanian author Herta Mueller today became the twelfth woman to win the Nobel Prize for literature, after the committee awarded the highest honor in the world of letters for her work about the life under the dictator Nicolae Ceauşescu. Mueller, born in 1953 in the German-speaking town of Nitzkydorf in Romania, first came to international attention for her 1996 novel The Land Of The Green Plums. Mueller emigrated from Romania in 1987, after watching both her own life and those of her...Read Full Story
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