Nobel literature laureate Imre Kertesz dies at 86


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.