Nobel Prize for literature: This year’s favorites

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RH Acquires Three Books by New Nobel Laureate Alexievich

Publishers Weekly – 2015-11-17

The English translation of 'Second-hand Time' will publish in summer 2016, while 'War's Unwomanly Face' and 'Last Witnesses' will be released in 2017.

International Bestsellers: Nobel Laureate Alexievich Tops Swedish List

Publishers Weekly – 2016-01-22

Bestseller lists from France, Italy, and Sweden, where Svetlana Alexievich was the #1 nonfiction title in December.

Ferrante and Nobel Prize winners on Man Booker International longlist

The Bookseller – 2016-03-10

The longlist for the Man Booker International Prize 2016 has been revealed, including two Nobel Prize winners, two previous finalists and two debut authors. 

Hungarian Nobel Literature Prize winner Imre Kertesz dies

Yahoo! News – 2016-03-31

Hungarian author Nobel Literature Prize winner Imre Kertesz has died aged 86 early Thursday in Budapest after a long illness, his publisher said. The Holocaust survivor, who won the Nobel in 2002,...

Nobel prize winners and stocking fillers – 65 years in the murky waters of London publishing

The Guardian – 2016-04-02

Ernest Hecht set up Souvenir Press from his bedroom in 1951. Now, following the death of Lord Weidenfeld, he is the last of the group of remarkable Jewish émigrés who transformed postwar British...

Russia’s Yasnaya Polyana Prize Longlist Includes Four Nobel Laureates

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-04-08

Established in 2003 by the estate of Leo Tolstoy and the Samsung Corporation, the Yasnaya Polyana Literary Prize has a 31-title international longlist. The post Russia’s Yasnaya Polyana Prize...

Nobel winner Alexievich longlisted for Baillie Gifford Prize

The Bookseller – 2016-09-22

The winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature, Svetlana Alexievich, is among the names on the 2016 longlist for the Baillie Gifford Prize (formerly the Samuel Johnson Prize).

Studies on the perils of polyester underwear and the personality of rocks win Ig Nobel Prizes

Los Angeles Times – 2016-09-23

Not every scientific study can be about weighty topics, like gravity waves or gene editing. Sometimes you can gain a true scientific insight by discovering that mammals of vastly different sizes...

Nobel Literature Prize announcement pushed back to Oct. 13

Yahoo! News – 2016-09-30

Good things come to those who wait, and the saying may ring true for the next Nobel literature laureate as the prize will be announced on October 13, a little later than usual, the Swedish Academy...

Speculation abounds ahead of Nobel Literature Prize

Yahoo! News – 2016-10-11

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...

27 Tweets That Perfectly Capture How Baffling Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize Win Is

The Huffington Post – 2016-10-13

Every year in the lead-up to the Nobel Prize announcements, a couple of names would circulate with particular feverishness for the prize in literature. Bob Dylan is among them, though many literati...

Internet Reacts to Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize

Publishers Weekly – 2016-10-13

The Internet proved predictably opinionated upon learning that Bob Dylan had been chosen as the 2016 laureate of the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Publishers Weekly – 2016-10-13

Songwriter and lyricist Bob Dylan was named the 109th laureate of the Nobel Prize in Literature on October 13, for "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."

Bob Dylan's Nobel: 'Yippee! I'm a poet and I know it/Hope I don't blow it'

The Bookseller – 2016-10-14

Liz Thomson says Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize for Literature win is long overdue.

Bob Dylan wins the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature

The Bookseller – 2016-10-14

Bob Dylan has won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”. 

Bob Dylan lyrics as literature: First songwriter to win a Nobel Prize

The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-10-14

Bob Dylan: The legendary folk singer and songwriter won the Nobel Prize in Literature, receiving recognition for his poetic lyrics.

US songwriter Bob Dylan wins Nobel Literature Prize

Yahoo! News – 2016-10-13

American music legend Bob Dylan on Thursday won the Nobel Literature Prize, the first songwriter to win the prestigious award and an announcement that stunned prize watchers. Dylan, 75, was honoured...

'The Nobel Academy is breaking its trust with us' by awarding Dylan

The Bookseller – 2016-10-15

Julia Kingsford argues that awarding Bob Dylan the Nobel Prize for Literature is "retrograde".

Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize response at Desert Trip? It's a classic

Los Angeles Times – 2016-10-16

Even the honor of the Nobel Prize for Literature bestowed Thursday on Bob Dylan wasn’t enough to prompt rock’s most revered songwriter to upend his modus operandi. Or was it?  At his Friday...

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