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Nobel literature laureate Imre Kertesz dies

Posted: 1:36 AM, Mar 31, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-31 08:36:49Z
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Imre Kertesz, the Hungarian writer who won the 2002 Nobel Prize for Literature for fiction largely drawn from his very real experience as a teenage prisoner in Nazi concentration camps, has died. He was 86.
Book publishing firm Magveto Kiado said Kertesz died at 4 a.m. Thursday at his Budapest home after a long illness.