The Nobel literature prize goes to Norway’s Jon Fosse, who once wrote a novel in a single sentence

Norwegian author Jon Fosse poses for a photo in 2021 in Stockholm. (Jessica Gow/TT News Agency via AP, File)

STOCKHOLM — Norwegian writer Jon Fosse, whose work tackles birth, death, faith and the other “elemental stuff” of life in spare Nordic prose, won the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday for writing that prize organizers said gives “voice to the unsayable.”