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Nobel Prize in Literature

Bob Dylan Will Finally Accept His Nobel Prize This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 03.29.2017 | Arts

After skipping the official Nobel Prize ceremony in Sweden last December, Bob Dylan will finally accept his award for literature this weekend. The si...

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize In Literature

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 10.25.2016 | Arts

STOCKHOLM, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Bob Dylan, regarded as the voice of a generation for his influential songs from the 1960s onwards, has won the Nobel Pri...

Svetlana Alexievich Wins Nobel Prize In Literature

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 10.08.2015 | Arts

Svetlana Alexievich won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday. The 67-year-old Belarusian author, whose work has been published in 19 countri...

Nobel Prize In Literature Awarded To French Author

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 10.09.2014 | Home

The 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded on Thursday to French author Patrick Modiano for "the art of memory with which he has evoked the most u...

Herta Müller: Putin Makes Me Sick

Louisiana Channel | Posted 11.15.2014 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"It's outrageous and it's far worse than what we had in our dictatorships back then," says German writer Herta Müller about Vladimir Putin and Russia's interference in Ukraine.

Günter Grass: Facebook Is S***

Louisiana Channel | Posted 02.04.2014 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Writer Günter Grass on why he prefers remaining off line, working the old-fashioned way: "Literature for example -- you can't speed it up, when you work with it. If you do, you do so at the expense of quality."

13 Past Nobel Literature Winners You Must Read

Posted 10.10.2013 | Home

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 Pr...

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.

Our Vargas Llosa who art in Nobel...

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Today's guest post is from Cuban writer, photographer and blogger, Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo. Our Vargas Llosa who art in Nobel... by Orlando Luis Pard...

WATCH Bill Maher: Nobel Committee Must Rename The Prize

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

In the wake of Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa's Nobel Prize in literature, "Real Time"'s Bill Maher has a new rule: The prize committee must chang...

Why Are Literary Prizes So Prized?

The New Yorker | Adam Gopnik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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...

Literary Betting

DailyFinance | SARAH WEINMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

But the most palpable signs of relief came from the headquarters of Ladbrokes, a betting agency based in Britain which started bookmaking on the Nobel...

"So Humane, So Beautifully Written, So Wise And So Compelling"

Jane Smiley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jane Smiley

We live in an age where many authors ponder their own experience over and over in styles that can be impenetrable, but Vargas Llosa looks at the world and writes about it with such wisdom that he doesn't fear being understood.

Mario Vargas Llosa: A Nobel Long Delayed

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Vargas Llosa and his literature are responsible, in a direct and "premeditated" way, for much of who I am today: for my matrimonial happiness and my aversion to totalitarianism, for my betrayal of philology and approach to journalism.

Nobel Prize In Literature 2010: Did Anyone Predict This?

The Huffington Post | Sammy Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Mario Vargas Llosa is the recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize for Literature, the Nobel Committee announced this morning from the Swedish Academy in Sto...

Herta Mueller, Nobel Prize Winner, Hid In The Forest With Editor To Proofread Manuscripts

Monsters and Critics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Nobel literature prize winner Herta Mueller used to meet her German proof-reader in the forest to hide from Romania's Securitate communist secret poli...

Herta Mueller Wins Nobel Prize In Literature

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The 2009 Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded this morning to Herta Müller, a Romanian-born German poet and novelist, "who," stated the Swedish Acad...