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NYT on the Swedish Academy’s ‘Dylan adventure’ June 7, 2017: After the Swedish Academy announced Bob Dylan’s 2016 Nobel Prize in literature, the literary world dove into a state of shock. Dylan’s award brought the age-old question “Are song [...] by

Nice Work Dylan, but Tagore Got There First January 25, 2017: We all know the first songwriter to win the Nobel was NOT Bob Dylan, right? Of course that honor went to none other than poet, artist, songwriter, performer Rabindranath Tagore. Now that we’re [...] by

Nobel Academy Member Calls Dylan’s Silence ‘Impolite and Arrogant’ October 24, 2016: Bob Dylan has not yet responded or reached out to the Swedish Academy regarding his Nobel Prize win. The New York Times reports that “[o]n Saturday, an academy member called Mr. Dylan [...] by

Bob Dylan Honored With 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature October 13, 2016: For years Bob Dylan’s named circulated as a long-shot for the Nobel (100/1 odds in 2011), and today we are surprised and delighted to find the revolutionary folksinger, songwriter, poet, and [...] by

Alice Munro and Other Women Nobel Laureates in Literature October 10, 2013: We extend our congratulations to Alice Munro for being awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature this year. To close out the day, we thought it would be good to look back on the other women who have been [...] by

Nobel Prize for Literature Odds in Murakami’s Favor, Poets Ko Un & Adonis in Running September 5, 2013: The Guardian has got the odds on the Nobel Prize for Literature, which should be announced in about 29 days; it looks like Haruki Murakami is the favorite, with 3-1 odds. Syrian poet Adonis is also [...] by