2024 Nobel Literature Prize Winner Betting Odds: Bookies now have full odds up for who will win the prestigious prize in Literature this year!

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Lyudmila Ulitskaya is the betting favourite to win next year's Nobel Literature Prize with bookmakers already offering odds for the prestigious award.

2024 Nobel Literature Prize Winner Betting Odds: Bookies now have full odds up for who will win the prestigious prize in Literature this year!
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  • Lyudmila Ulitskaya is the bookies favourite to win the 2024 Nobel Literature Prize
  • Jon Fosse won the 2023 Nobel Literature Prize towards the back end of the year
  • We look at the last 10 years of winners of the Nobel Literature Prize

Lyudmila Ulitskaya is the bookies favourite to win the 2024 Nobel Literature Prize

Bookmakers have placed Russian author Lyudmila Ulitskaya as the early favourite to win the 2024 Nobel Literature Prize with the full list of contenders up in the betting list.

The Russian Novelist has won various awards in the past for her work including the Pak Kyong-ni Prize in 2012 and the 2002 Russian Booker Prize and now could be a contender for the Nobel Literature Prize.

Arguably the biggest prize in literature, the Nobel Prize in Literature in the words of Alfred Nobel is awarded to the person who "in the field of literature, produced the most outstanding work in an idealistic direction".

The latest betting odds suggest a 16% chance that Ulitskaya wins the Nobel Literature Prize this year with the Prize expected to be awarded in October.

2024 Nobel Literature Prize Winner
OddsProbability
Lyudmila Ulitskaya
5/116.7%
Can Xue6/114.3%
Gerald Murnane7/112.5%
Anne Carson8/111.1%
Mircea Cartarescu9/110.0%
What the expert says..

Russian novelist Lyudmila Ulitskaya remains favourite to win this year's Nobel Literature Prize with this year's awarded to Norwegian Jon Fosse back in October!

Nigel Skinner - Current Affairs Expert - OLBG.com

Jon Fosse won the 2023 Nobel Literature Prize towards the back end of the year

Norwegian Novelist and Playwright Jon Fosse won the 2023 Nobel Literature Prize with the award announced at the start of October for his works that “give voice to the unsayable.”

Fosse’s work has been translated into more than 40 languages which has seen him become one of the most recognisable playwrights in the world.

The total award to win the Nobel Literature Prize is 11m Swedish Krona which loosely translates to around £824,000 so it's a lucrative one to win as well as the global claim you receive too.

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We look at the last 10 years of winners of the Nobel Literature Prize

The last 10 years of the Nobel Literature Prize has seen winners from across the globe from a variety of different backgrounds too.

Even famous American musician Bob Dylan has been a winner of the award in the last decade with writing styles stretching to music as well.

The last decade of Nobel Literature Prize winners is:

  • 2013 - Alice Munro, Canada
  • 2014 - Patrick Modiano, France
  • 2015 - Svetlana Alexievich, Belarus
  • 2016 - Bob Dylan, America
  • 2017 - Kazuo Ishiguro, UK
  • 2018 - Olga Tokarczuk, Poland
  • 2019 - Peter Handke, Austria
  • 2020 - Louise Gluck, United States
  • 2021 - Abdulrazak Gurnah, Tanzania/UK
  • 2022 - Annie Ernaux, France
  • 2023 - Jon Fosse, Norway

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