Svyatlana Aleksievich leads Nobel race

Entries for her are accepted under the coefficient 4 to 6, informs

Svyatlana Aleksievich made it to the top 3 of the Nobel Prize in Literature favourites on October 8. At that moment, the bookmakers preferred Japanese writer Haruki Murakami. According to bookmakers, Canada's Alice Munro, American Joyce Carol Oates and Hungary's Peter Nadas also have the best chances to win.

The literature prize is considered to be the most expected and popular among all five Nobel prizes. The Peace Noble Prize laureate will be announced on Friday, October 11. 

The awarding ceremony will traditionally take place in Stockholm on December 10. The sum of each prize made $ 1 million 200 thousand this year.

Svyatlana Aleksievich was born in 1948. Her debut novel The Unwomanly Face of the War, published in 1983, was a success. Other well-known books by the author are The Boys of Zinc (about the Afghan war), Chernobyl Prayer (about the consequences of the Chernobyl tragedy), and The Second-Hand Time.

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