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Svetlana Alexievich

Author of Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster

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Svetlana Alexievich was born in Stanislav, Ukraine, Soviet Union on May 31, 1948. She became a journalist and wrote narratives from interviews with witnesses to events such as World War II, the Soviet-Afghan war, the fall of the Soviet Union, and the Chernobyl disaster. Her books include Zinky Boys: Soviet Voices from the Afghanistan War and War's Unwomanly Face. She won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2005 for Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster and the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Elle a reçu de nombreux prix prestigieux pour son ouvrage La Supplication - Tchernobyl, chronique du monde après l'apocalypse (1997) (dont le Prix de la paix Erich-Maria-Remarque en 2001). Ce livre reste cependant toujours interdit en Biélorussie.
Elle est aussi l'auteure de La guerre n'aura pas un visage de femme (1985), ouvrage retraçant par des interviews le récit de femmes soldats de l'Armée rouge durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, de Cercueils de zinc (1990, 1991 pour la version française), qui recueille des témoignages de soviétiques ayant participé à la guerre russo-afghane, de Ensorcelés par la mort, récits (1995), sur les suicides de citoyens russes après la chute du communisme et de Derniers témoins (2005), témoignages de femmes et d'hommes qui étaient enfants pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. En 2013, son livre La Fin de l’homme rouge ou Le Temps du désenchantement remporte le Prix Médicis essai.
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