The World from Berlin Herta Müller's Work Is 'Steeped in Europe's Terrible History'

Romanian-born German author Herta Müller was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature on Thursday. German editorials praised the decision, although many point out that her work is above all rooted in the experience of totalitarianism in Romania.
Photo Gallery: Herta Müller
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Photo Gallery: Herta Müller

Siobhán Dowling