Nobel laureate Pearl S Buck's unpublished novel to come after 40 years
Buck, the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, is believed to have completed the manuscript for the book, The Eternal Wonder, shortly before she died of cancer in 1973, said her son Edgar S Walsh, who manages her literary estate.
Never-before-seen Pearl S. Buck novel will be released this fall
Christian Science Monitor
Buck was the first female writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, securing the award in 1938. In addition, her novel “The Good Earth” won the Pulitzer Prize in 1938. Buck, whose parents were missionaries, grew up in China and lived there until ...
Book News: Publishing Hackathon, Nobel Speculation
New Yorker (blog)
A tweet by the Swedish Academy has caused a frenzy of speculation on Twitter about this year's candidates for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Over the weekend, the first-ever Publishing Hackathon brought together digital designers, programmers ...
An Interview with Literary Outlaw Alan Kaufman
The Somerville News
It's little known for instance, that Samuel Beckett, a complete literary outsider in every respect, and despite his Nobel Prize, was also an active member of the French Resistance, for which he received a Croix du guerre. He never talked about it. In ...