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Controversial Austrian Writer Wins Nobel Lit Prize

NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to NPR's Lynn Neary about the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature, Australian Elfriede Jelinek. She's being recognized for her novel The Piano Teacher.

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Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.
Lynn Neary is an NPR arts correspondent covering books and publishing.