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Philip Roth Didn't Deserve Booker Prize

Anis Shivani | Posted 07.19.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

"There is powerful literature in all big cultures, but you can't get away from the fact that Europe still is the center of the literary world...not th...

Nobel Prize - Is There an American Eligible?

Rick Ayers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rick Ayers

The comments of the Swedish Academy secretary suggesting that an American is unlikely to win the Nobel Prize in Literature this week have provoked great patriotic upswellings.

The Meritless Nobel Prize?

Scott Tomford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Scott Tomford

Thursday morning, somebody will be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature... and that somebody probably won't be American.

Nobel Literature Chief Bashes American Literature

AP | MALIN RISING and HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Bad news for American writers hoping for a Nobel Prize next week: the top member of the award jury believes the United State...