Nobel Prize for Literature goes to non-fiction author

Svetlana Alexievich, a Belarussian journalist and prose writer known for deeply researched works about female Russian soldiers in World War II and the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, won the Nobel Prize in Literature

Coverage in the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/09/books/svetlana-alexievich-nobel-prize-literature.html

http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/10/08/svetlana-alexievich-is-rare-nonfiction-winner-of-nobel/?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0

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