Why shorter can be better
Somebody who would certainly have agreed is Saul Bellow — winner of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Literature. Towards the end of his career, Bellow abandoned the kind of big thumping novels that had made his name to concentrate on much shorter fiction.
For Labor Day, an appreciation of unheralded literary labor
Los Angeles Times
There's no Pulitzer for the attorneys who pore through soon-to-be-published prose to protect authors and journalists from potential lawsuits; no National Book Award for the people who make sure poets get paid their small but precious royalties; and no ...
DR. UR ANANTHAMURTHY: MAN OR MESSIAH? -1
Star of Mysore
Why, the accolades he garnered included a Booker Prize nomination last year ! Someone in our group remembered his failed attempt to get Nobel Prize for Literature. R.K. Narayan missed it by a whisker and now Dr. Udupi Rajagopalacharya Ananthamurthy, ...
Nobel Laureate Coetzee Opens Colombian-Mexican Literature Festival
South African writer John Maxwell Coetzee, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2003, opened the fourth literary festival “Mexican Visions in Colombia” in Bogota, Colombia on Thursday. The festival is taking place in the Gabriel Garcia Marquez ...