Vargas Llosa Is Awarded Nobel Prize in Literature

Vargas Llosa Is Awarded Nobel Prize in Literature – NYTimes.com:

The Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa, whose deeply political work vividly examines the perils of power and corruption in Latin America, won the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday.

Announcing the award in Stockholm, the Swedish Academy praised Mr. Vargas Llosa ‘for his cartography of the structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual’s resistance, revolt and defeat.’