As soon as Malala broke the news on Twitter, social media users started digging to find out who the better half was.
Tanzanian-born Abdulrazak Gurnah is the second Muslim of Arab stock to be awarded the coveted Nobel Prize for Literature.
"I was very surprised ... I never thought it would be on my landscape as a writer," Ernaux told Swedish broadcaster SVT. "It is a great responsibility ... to testify, not necessarily in terms of my writing, but to testify with accuracy and justice in relation to the world."
During the lecture, Sir Christopher shared his expertise in the economics of labor markets, economic growth, and structural change. He engaged with students and faculty to discuss current economic developments.
Nobel-winning Japanese novelist Kenzaburo Oe, a leading liberal voice who defended the disenfranchised and challenged the conformity of modern society, has died aged 88. “He died of old age in the early hours of March 3,” publisher Kodansha said in a statement on Monday, adding that a family funeral has already been held.