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In other news, here's @guardian  live blog on nobel prize (s) for literature, coming soon. The wonderful Svetlana Alexievich - 2015 winner - gave Anna#Politkovskaya  lecture last night at @britishlibrary . my interview with her out Sunday

.. signing her great book “Boys in Zinc” on the #Soviet  war in #Afghanistan  - literary hero, #Nobel  laureate, Svetlana Alexievich , winner of the #AnnaPolitkovskaya  award for her courageous masterpieces .

"I am always looking for words of love. Hate will not save us. Only love." - Svetlana Alexievich speaking during the 2015 Nobel Prize banquet. She was awarded the Literature Prize "for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time."

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Peacemaker has blacklisted thousands of people, including pilots, journalists, a priest, rocker Roger Waters and Nobel Prize-winner Svetlana Alexievich.

Svetlana Alexievich's “Last Witnesses: An Oral History of the Children of World War II” is reviewed: Horrors of World War II, through children’s eyes. Having these words recorded matters.

In Svetlana Alexievich’s books, people retreat inward to survive and anything outside of the most intimate of spaces distorts into indiscernibility.

The child witnesses in Svetlana Alexievich's new book focus on the bewildering experience of war. @JenLouiseWilson  writes:

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Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich heaps praise on @HBO 's Chernobyl series, which impressed her especially because @clmazin  isn't from the region. "It is a very strong film... There is a dose of fear. There is reasoning. There is beauty," she says.

"I am always looking for words of love. Hate will not save us. Only love." - Svetlana Alexievich speaking during the 2015 Nobel Prize banquet. She turns 71 today - join us in wishing her a very happy birthday!

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Svetlana Alexievich just became the 14th woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature

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