- 9 Oct 2020 12:41 PM
Glück’s paternal grandparents were Hungarian Jews who emigrated to the United States, where they eventually had a grocery store in New York. The recent Nobel laureate was born there in 1943.
The Academy chose the poet for her "unmistakable...voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal."
It comes as the historic literary body seeks to repair its reputation after several years of scandal.
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