Nobel Prize for Literature

 
After a nearly a decade of house arrest, freedom for Chinese activist
After a nearly a decade of house arrest, freedom for Chinese activist
Liu Xia, widow of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, arrived in Germany on Tuesday after more than eight years of house arrest. At 4.49pm, the poet and...
Nobel literature prize postponed over sexual misconduct scandal
Nobel literature prize postponed over sexual misconduct scandal
The Nobel Foundation announced on Friday that it supports the Swedish Academy’s decision to postpone the awarding of the Nobel Prize for...
Redefining literature
Redefining literature
Good evening, everyone. I extend my warmest greetings to the members of the Swedish Academy and to all the other distinguished guests in attendance...
Death of an anarchist
Death of an anarchist
Was it coincidence that on the day the Nobel prize in literature was awarded to Bob Dylan, his fellow laureate Dario Fo died? Or was it Euterpe,...
Are Dylan’s songs ‘Literature’?
Are Dylan’s songs ‘Literature’?
Bob Dylan has won this year’s Nobel Prize for literature. The media has reported on this surprising choice by asking musicians, poets and writers...
Blowin' in the wind: How Nobel winner Bob Dylan rewrote history without a pen
Blowin' in the wind: How Nobel winner Bob Dylan rewrote history without a pen
“Bob Dylan 100% is not going to win. Stop saying Bob Dylan should win the Nobel Prize,” wrote Alex Shephard, news editor of The New...
'Greatest living poet' Bob Dylan wins Nobel literature prize
'Greatest living poet' Bob Dylan wins Nobel literature prize
Bob Dylan, regarded as the voice of a generation for his influential songs from the 1960s onwards, has won the Nobel Prize for Literature in a...
Don DeLillo's foresight in his undiminished works are a delight to read
Don DeLillo's foresight in his undiminished works are a delight to read
Since wins by Toni Morrison (1993), Isaac Bashevis Singer (1978) and Saul Bellow (1976), American authors have got short shrift from the Nobel...
Historian of emotions wins the Nobel
Historian of emotions wins the Nobel
Svetlana Alexievich, the Belarussian whose oral histories have recorded thousands of individual voices to map the implosion of the Soviet Union,...
The mark of Modiano
The mark of Modiano
The Nobel-curious reader of this collection of three short novels – Afterimage, Suspended Sentences and Flowers of...
[Slideshow]Nadine Gordimer dies at 90
[Slideshow]Nadine Gordimer dies at 90
Late Nobel laureate, author and apartheid activist Nadine Gordimer was a paradoxical kind of novelist. We look at her life in 19 images.
Nobel prize-winning author Doris Lessing dies
Nobel prize-winning author Doris Lessing dies
The Nobel Prize-winning British author Doris Lessing died Sunday at the age of 94, her agent said.

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