HAROLD PINTER WINS THE
2005 NOBEL PRIZE for LITERATURE
BRITISH PLAYWRIGHT Harold Pinter has won the 2005 Nobel Prize for Literature, the first Briton to win the literature award since V.S. Naipaul won it in 2001. With this win, Pinter joins an illustrious list of British winners which also includes William Golding (1983), Winston Spencer Churchill (1953), George Bernard Shaw (1925) and Rudyard Kipling (1907).