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Mario Vargas Llosa Nobel Prize in Literature

Mario Vargas Llosa: A Nobel Long Overdue

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 06.06.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Vargas Llosa and his literature are responsible, in a direct and "premeditated" way, for much of what I am today: from my matrimonial happiness and my aversion to totalitarianism, to my having reneged on philology and turned to journalism.

Why Are Literary Prizes So Prized?

The New Yorker | Adam Gopnik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

What this year's prize really shows is that prizes, like people, have a DNA of their own. The Nobel Prize in Literature would have been more illuminat...

News Roundup! Nobel Prize In Literature

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Despite massive speculation that American author Cormac McCarthy would snag the award, the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature went to Peruvian writer Mari...