Nobel Lit Prize ain't just for the nobility no more
But mainly I'm thrilled because his winning, it seems, should open the door for other wordsmiths who play guitar. If Dylan wins, don't you have to consider Roger Miller? Consider these lyrics: “My uncle used to love me but she died,. A chicken ain't ...
Is the Nobel Prize credible?
The Literature prize has also had its share of polemics, with such luminaries as Tolstoy, Nabokov, Chekhov, Twain, Bellow, and others passed over, while obscure authors from Sweden and Europe receiving the prestigious award: ever heard of Herta Muller?
His Bobness gets a much deserved gong
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By contrast, who can forget the huge impact of Orhan Pamuk, Imre Kertész or Herta Müller have had on the popular consciousness? Yes, they are all former recent winners in case you're wondering. Geography and politics seem to have as much to do with the ...
7 Controversial Nobel Prize-Winning Writers, From Bob Dylan to Dario Fo (Photos)
Herta Muller. The German novelist's win failed to impress Entertainment Weekly, which called her “another obscure Nobel Prize literature winner.” Mario Vargas Llosa. The Peruvian writer has made more than a few enemies for his outspoken political views ...