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Nobel Prize for literature: This year’s favorites

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Nobel Prize for literature: This year’s favorites

Salon.com – 2012-10-11

Likely winners include Haruki Murakami, Alice Munro and many writers you've never heard of
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Tranströmer awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature

Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 11:58 Swedish writer and poet Tomas Tranströmer has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. The committee behind the decision awarded the accolade to the... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-06

Nobel winner leads Asian literary prize list

The longlist for the Man Asian Literary Prize was announced Monday, with Japanese author Kenzaburo Oe, winner of the 1994 Nobel Prize for Literature, heading an Indian-dominated field. | The Independent – 2010-12-13

WHO chief, Nobel laureate, publishing heiress get economics award

Kiel, Germany - World Trade Organization chief Pascal Lamy, Nobel laureate Paul Krugman and German publishing heiress Liz Mohn were jointly presented Sunday with a prestigious German economics... | Earth Times – 2010-06-20

Nobel Peace Prize winner ElBaradei writing memoir

AP - Nobel Peace Prize winner Mohamed ElBaradei (ehl-BEHR'-uh-day) is writing a memoir about his years as head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, including the search for weapons of mass... | AP – 2010-03-16

Nobel Author Protests BBC Russian Service Cuts

10 November 2008 LONDON — Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing has joined more than 60 academics and former diplomats to protest the BBC's plans to cut its Russian radio broadcasts. | The Moscow Times – 2008-11-09

Nobel Goes Global With Literary Prize

This year's tip for seekers after the Nobel Prize in Literature: Being "insular" is out. | Washington Post – 2008-10-10

Conn. publisher may see boost from Nobel choice

A Connecticut publisher may benefit from this week's award of the Nobel Prize in literature to a French author. | Boston Globe – 2008-10-10

French Writer Wins Nobel Prize

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio was praised by the Swedish Academy as an “author of new departures, poetic adventure and sensual ecstasy.” | New York Times – 2008-10-10

Winners of Nobel Prize in literature since 1960

AP - Winners of the Nobel Prize in literature since 1960: | AP – 2008-10-09

China's Mo Yan wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Chinese writer Mo Yan won the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday, a cause of pride for a government that had disowned the only previous Chinese winner of the award, an exiled critic. | CBC – 2012-10-11

Get to Know Nobel-Winner Mo Yan; Book Scanning Ruled 'Fair Use'

Today in books and publishing: A primer on the newly minted Nobel laureate; Google's in the clear for scanning books; J.K. Rowling's reading life; scaling Book Mountain. Related... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-10-11

In praise of Nobel obscurity

Quit saying the Nobel Prize should go to Philip Roth or Bob Dylan | Salon.com – 2012-10-11

Yan’s Nobel a Win for Arcade, Skyhorse

The selection of Mo Yan as the 2012 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature surprised most Americans in and out of publishing, but one man who would not have been caught off guard is the late Dick... | Publishers Weekly – 2012-10-19

Herta Muller calls Mo Yan's Nobel win 'a catastrophe'

Nobel Prize laureate Herta Muller accuses Mo Yan of praising his country's censorship laws and calls his win 'a slap in the face for all those working for democracy and human rights.' | The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-11-27

Chinese Nobel author trades pen for brush

By Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) - A dark figure stands alone in the centre of a bleak, shadowy landscape in one painting, while an ethereal tree-like form claims attention in another. The haunting... | Yahoo! News – 2013-07-03

America’s Nobel: The Neustadt International Prize for Literature

As far back as 1970 there has been a surprising level of convergence between the Neustadt Prize for Literature, awarded in Oklahoma, and the Nobel Prize. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-08-12

Seamus Heaney, Nobel Prize-winning poet, has died

Seamus Heaney, the poet and essayist from Ireland who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1995, has died. He was 74.Seamus Heaney, the poet and essayist from Ireland who won the Nobel Prize for... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-08-30

Place Your Bets: Who Will Win the Nobel Lit Prize?

Plenty of people have predictions about who will win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Care to place a bet? Ladbrokes announces its odds on which author will win. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-09-05

Who thinks Haruki Murakimi will win the Nobel Prize in literature?

British betting house Ladbrokes has Murakami as this year's favorite for the Nobel Prize in literature.Who thinks Japanese writer Haruki Murakami will win the Nobel Prize in literature? British... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-09-05

How Bookies Pick the Literature Nobel, Without Actually Reading

How exactly can author Haruki Murakami be the odds-on favorite to win the Nobel Prize in Literature if his book is only available in Japanese? For the most accurate Nobel oddsmaker Ladbrokes reading... | The Atlantic Wire – 2013-09-30

Nobel Literature Prize to be announced October 10

The winner of the Nobel Literature Prize will be announced on Thursday, October 10, the Swedish Academy said on Monday. | Yahoo! News – 2013-10-07

Murakami seen leading Nobel literature race with no clear winner

In a year with no clear favourites, Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami appears to be the front-runner to win the Nobel Prize for Literature this week. | Yahoo! News – 2013-10-08

Who Will Win a Nobel Prize?

The Nobel Prize in literature in 2013 was awarded to Alice Munro, who the Nobel committee called a "master of the contemporary short story." Last year, Slate book editor Dan Kois... | Slate – 2013-10-10

Alice Munro is 1st Canadian woman to win Nobel literature prize

Alice Munro wins the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature, becoming the first Canadian woman to take the award since its launch in 1901. She tells CBC she was awoken by her daughter in B.C. in the middle... | CBC – 2013-10-10

13 Past Nobel Prize In Literature Winners You Must Read

The same year she announced that she's putting down her pen, Canadian short story writer and one-time novelist Alice Munro has taken home the Nobel Prize in Literature. One giant step for her, one... | The Huffington Post – 2013-10-10

Nobel Women: Alice Munro And Other Women Who Won Literature's Top Prize

Lauded Canadian author Alice Munro became the first Canadian in Nobel history to win the big prize for literature on Thursday. She was also only the 13th woman to get the world's highest honour for... | The Huffington Post – 2013-10-10

Alice Munro's Nobel Prize: Women On Twitter React To The Exciting Win

When the news broke this morning that short-story author Alice Munro was the first Canadian and 13th woman to win the Nobel Prize for literature, Twitter basically exploded. Munro's win is exciting... | The Huffington Post – 2013-10-10

Alice Munro wins 2013 Nobel Prize in literature

Alice Munro is the winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in literature. The Canadian author was lauded for being "master of the short story" by Peter Englund, permanent secretary of the Swedish... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-10-10

Alice Munro, master of the short story, wins Nobel Prize for literature

Alice Munro is the first Canadian writer to receive the prestigious $1.2 million award from the Swedish Academy since Saul Bellow, who left for the US as a boy and won in 1976. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-10-11

CORRECTED: Books and stories by Nobel Laureate Alice Munro

Canadian author Alice Munro won the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday, making her only the 13th woman to win the prize since its inception in 1901. | Yahoo! News – 2013-10-10

Books and stories by Nobel Laureate Alice Munro

Canadian author Alice Munro won the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday, making her only the 13th woman to win the prize since its inception in 1901. | Yahoo! News – 2013-10-10

Factbox: A look at the 2013 Nobel Literature Prize

(Reuters) - Here is a look at the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature, which was awarded on Thursday to Canadian Alice Munro, "a master of the contemporary short story". - Munro, 82, is mainly known for... | Yahoo! News – 2013-10-10

Canada's Alice Munro wins Nobel Literature Prize

Canada's Alice Munro won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday for her short stories that focus on the frailties of the human condition, becoming just the 13th woman to win in the history of... | Yahoo! News – 2013-10-10

5 reasons Alice Munro was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature (+video)

Merit trumped politics this year when modest, retiring, universally admired Canadian author Alice Munro received the Nobel Prize in Literature.  | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-10-11

Nothing small about short story Nobel

The first Canadian winner, Alice Munro has published nothing but short stories in a 50-year career.     | The Sydney Morning Herald – 2013-10-11

Canadian authors ecstatic over Alice Munro's Nobel win

Canadian writers reacted with ecstatic pride to Thursday's announcement that cherished homegrown short story master Alice Munro had won the Nobel Prize for Literature, saying it was long-overdue and... | CBC – 2013-10-10

Canada’s Munro Wins Nobel Prize

Canadian author Alice Munro wins the Nobel Prize for literature. Here, her publisher and literary agency react to the news at the Frankfurt Book Fair. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-10-11

Nothing small about story Nobel

The first Canadian winner, Alice Munro has published nothing but short stories in a 50-year career.     | The Sydney Morning Herald – 2013-10-11

Alice Munro too ill to attend Nobel ceremony

Canadian Nobel literature prize winner Alice Munro won't travel to Stockholm to collect her award because of poor health, the Swedish Academy said Friday. | CBC – 2013-10-18

Alice Munro Declines Nobel Prize Ceremony In Sweden Over Poor Health

STOCKHOLM - The Swedish Academy says Canada's Alice Munro won't travel to Stockholm to collect her Nobel Prize for Literature because of poor health.Academy secretary Peter Englund said in an email... | The Huffington Post – 2013-10-18

Alice Munro too ill to receive Nobel Prize in Sweden

The 82-year-old writer is too frail to travel | Salon.com – 2013-10-18

GOP Rep Thinks Obama's Health Care Comments Are Worthy Of A Nobel Prize In 'Fiction'

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Doris Lessing Dead: Nobel Prize-Winning Author Dies At 94

LONDON (AP) — Doris Lessing, the Nobel prize-winning, free-thinking, world-traveling and often-polarizing author of "The Golden Notebook" and dozens of other novels that reflected her own... | The Huffington Post – 2013-11-17

Nobel prize-winner Doris Lessing dies

Winner of the Nobel Literature prize and author of more than 55 works of fiction, opera, nonfiction, and poetry, including 'The Golden Notebook,' British author Doris Lessing died Sunday at her home... | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-11-18

Nobel Prize-winning British author Doris Lessing dies aged 94

British author Doris Lessing, whose powerful feminist and anti-colonial writing won her the Nobel Literature Prize, died on Sunday at the age of 94. The author's longtime agent and friend... | Yahoo! News – 2013-11-17

Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize-winning author, has died at 94

Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing died at her home in London on Sunday, her publisher announced. She was 94.Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing died at her home in London on Sunday, her... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-11-17

Nobel Prize economist warns of U.S. stock market bubble

BERLIN (Reuters) - An American who won this year's Nobel Prize for economics believes sharp rises in equity and property prices could lead to a dangerous financial bubble and may end badly, he told a... | Reuters – 2013-12-01

Nobel winner declares boycott of top science journals

Randy Schekman says his lab will no longer send papers to Nature, Cell and Science as they distort scientific processLeading academic journals are distorting the scientific process and represent a... | The Guardian – 2013-12-10

Yes, Virginia: Winning the Nobel Prize DOES Sell Books

In the week after Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for literature, sales of her books jumped 6,650% in Canada, and saw significant bumps around the world. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-12-11

Alice Munro proud of Nobel Prize in literature win

Canadian author Alice Munro — lauded as a "stunningly precise" writer — said she was proud as she watched her daughter Jenny accept the Nobel Prize on her behalf in Stockholm today. | CBC – 2013-12-10

Alice Munro's Nobel: Did I have a role in it?

Douglas Kneale may never know whether he single-handedly helped Alice Munro come to the attention of the Nobel Prize committee, but the Brock University dean of humanities knows he's had a crush on... | CBC – 2013-12-25

Is Korea Worthy of a Nobel Prize for Literature?

Korean literary agent Joseph Leo of KL Management says, 'Before asking why Korean authors fail to win the [Nobel], I want to ask them how many books you read a year.' | Publishing Perspectives – 2014-01-24

Study Charts International Sales for Nobel Winner

How much difference does a Nobel win make to sales? BookNet Canada charted dramatic numbers for Alice Munro's books in 10 countries. | Publishers Weekly – 2013-12-10

How Has Mo Yan’s Nobel Changed China’s Literary Scene?

Interest in Chinese literature was sparked by Mo Yan's Nobel victory, but fatigue for epic, kitchen sink Chinese novels is setting in among foreign publishers. | Publishing Perspectives – 2014-03-21

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel-winning author, dead at 87

Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel Prize-winning magic realist behind the beloved novels One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera, has died at the age of 87,... | CBC – 2014-04-18

Gabriel García Márquez Dead: Nobel Prize-Winning Author Dies At 87

Colombian novelist Gabriel García Márquez has died at age 87. García Márquez had been recently hospitalized for infections in his lungs and urinary tract. More from the Associated Press's E.... | The Huffington Post – 2014-04-18

Nadine Gordimer, Nobel Prize-winning anti-apartheid author, dies at 90

The family of Nadine Gordimer says the Nobel Prize-winning author and powerful anti-apartheid voice has died in South Africa at age 90. | CBC – 2014-07-14

Family Says Nobel Prize-winning Author Nadine Gordimer Has Died In South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nadine Gordimer was first a writer of fiction and a defender of creativity and expression. But as a white South African who hated apartheid's dehumanization of blacks, she was... | The Huffington Post – 2014-07-14

Nadine Gordimer, Nobel Prize-winning writer and critic of South African apartheid, dies

Gordimer wrote about the oppression of the South African apartheid regime and was behind such works as 'Burger's Daughter' and 'The Conservationist.' | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-15

South Africa's Nobel-winning novelist Nadine Gordimer dies

South African Nobel Prize-winning writer and anti-apartheid activist Nadine Gordimer, who became an icon through her unique insights into the country's social agonies, has died at the age of 90.... | Yahoo! News – 2014-07-14

Nadine Gordimer, Nobel Prize-winning writer and critic of South African apartheid, dies (+video)

Gordimer wrote about the oppression of the South African apartheid regime and was behind such works as 'Burger's Daughter' and 'The Conservationist.' | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-15

Whiskey, potato chips and a Nobel prize: Nadine Gordimer, my friend

I was scared of the great writer for too long, as young writers often are. But she was ruthlessly honest, and warm | Salon.com – 2014-07-18

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