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No American Author Should Win the Nobel Prize

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NOBEL PRIZE LITERATURE
Canada's Alice Munro books, the Nobel laureate in literature 2013 are seen at Royal Swedish Academy on October 10, 2013 at the Royal Swedish Academy in Stockholm, Sweden. AFP PHOTO / JONATHAN NACKSTRAND (Photo credit should read JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images) | Getty

Let me begin by saying that I love Bob Dylan. I’m a huge fan. I know all the words to “Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts,” and I still—even now, in 2013—like the way he sings. But I do not think Bob Dylan should get this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature. In fact, I don’t think any American writer should get this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature. Here’s why.

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