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The Nobel Prize in Literature, which has been awarded annually almost every year since 1901, netted the winning author 747,000 pounds ($915,000), a medal and certificate, and the legal duty to deliver a lecture in Sweden at some future date. The winner was selected, as usual, by the Swedish Academy, which also picked a second laureate（获奖者）this year to make up for the fact that no prize was presented in 2018 because of a scandal.
The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018 was awarded to the Polish author Olga Tokarczuk “for a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic（百科全书式的）passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life”. She won last year’s Man Booker International Prize for her novel Flights. Her representative works include Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead and Primeval and Other Times.
The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2019 was awarded to the Austrian author Peter Handke “for an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience”. His representative works include Sorrow Beyond Dreams, Slow Homecoming and The Great Fall.
Before the announcement of the Nobel Prize in Literature winners, there are also two nominees（被提名者）who have attracted much attention. Chinese people are keeping their eyes on nominee Can Xue.
Can Xue, whose real name is Deng Xiaohua, was born in原创诺贝尔文学奖公布，诞生“双黄蛋” Central China’s Hunan Province in 1953. She had a tough childhood working as a worker in a street factory for eight years. Her life experience has formed her own unique literary path. Can Xue’s books have been translated and published outside China. Frontier, published in the US in 2017, won attention and applause from the West.
The other hot guess is Japanese writer Haruki Murakami whose books and stories have been bestsellers 原创诺贝尔文学奖公布，诞生“双黄蛋”in Japan as well as internationally, with his works being translated into 50 languages and selling millions of copies outside his native country. His works have received numerous awards. Internet users keep eyes on him in the Nobel Prize in Literature because he has become hot guess for years. His representative works include Norwegian Wood, Kafka on the Shore and 1Q84.
1. Why are two writers awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature this year?
A. To fill the prize gap of 2018.
B. To attract more people’s attention.
C. To inspire more extraordinary writers.
D. To satisfy the development of literature.
2. What made Olga Tokarczuk win the Nobel Prize in Literature?
A. Her high popularity.
B. Her language skills.
C. Her numerous works.
D. Her writing characteristics.
3. Which book can you choose if you are interested in Peter’s style?
B. The Great Fall.
D. Kafka on the Shore.
4. What’s paragraph 4 mainly about?
A. The introduction to Can Xue.
B. The literary style of Can Xue.
C. The life experience of two nominees.
D. The great achievements of two nominees.
5. Why do the Internet users pay close attention to Haruki Murakami?
A. He has created hundreds of great novels.
B. He has received lots of awards all the time.
C. He has been supposed to win the prize for years.
D. He has been recognized as the most popular writer.
1. net v. 净赚；获得利益
The sale of paintings netted ￡17,000.
2. scandal n. 丑闻 to cause a scandal 引发丑闻
3. narrative adj. 叙事的 narrative fiction 叙事小说
4. periphery n. 边缘
5. Man Booker International Prize 布克国际文学奖
6. linguistic adj. 语言的
7. ingenuity n. 独创性
She showed amazing ingenuity in finding ways to cut costs.
8. applause n. 欢呼，掌声
9. numerous adj. 许多的
He has been late on numerous occasions. 他已经迟到过无数次了。