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A Psychologist's Thoughts on Clinical Practice, Behavior, and Life

Iceland's Only Nobel Literature Laureate

There’s an interesting article in the Autumn 2015 issue of Scandinavian Review about Scandinavian Nobel laureate writers. Authors tend to have uncommon lives but Iceland writer, Halldór Laxness, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1955, may top the cake. His life went from Luxembourg monk to American screenwriter to best-selling novelist. He was honored by the Soviet Union, blacklisted by America, and denounced the Soviet Union after the invasion of Hungary in 1956.
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