Nobel Literature Prize
Five things to know about the Nobel Literature Prize
Women make up half of mankind, but only 14 of the 114 Nobel Literature Prize laureates.
Kazuo Ishiguro Wins 2017 Nobel Literature Prize
62-year old English Author Kazuo Ishiguro has been awarded the Nobel Literature prize for 2017. The Nobel comes with a prize of about $1.1 million. His works, including scripts for film and television, look at themes of memory, time and self-delusion. The writer said that the award was "flabbergastingly flattering". He said: "It's a magnificent…
Dylan says Nobel left him 'speechless'
Bob Dylan has finally accepted his Nobel prize for literature, the Swedish Academy that awards it said Friday, breaking his silence on the win that he said left him "speechless".
Bob Dylan keeps mum after Nobel prize for literature
More than 24 hours after awarding Bob Dylan the Nobel prize for literature, the Swedish Academy said Friday they had still not managed to speak to the reclusive US singer. "The Academy has spoken to Dylan's agent and his tour manager," the Academy's chancellor Odd Zschiedrich told AFP. But as yet they have not spoken…
Speculation abounds ahead of Nobel Literature Prize
Literary circles are abuzz with speculation ahead of Thursday's Nobel Literature Prize announcement, with award watchers suggesting this year's honours could go to a controversial writer such as Syrian-born poet Adonis. The Academy is known for its cloak-and-dagger methods to prevent any leaks about its choice, resorting to codenames for authors and fake book covers…