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Tomas Transtromer Poet

Why Did The Nobel Prizewinner Collect Insects?

Olivia Olsen | Posted 12.24.2011 | Books
Olivia Olsen

One of the more curious things to come out Tomas Tranströmer being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature was an exhibit of his boyhood insect collection.

The Winner Of The Nobel Prize For Literature 2011 Is...

Posted 12.06.2011 | Books

A cheer went up in the Swedish Academy as they announced that, for the first time since 1974, one of their fellow countrymen had been awarded the Nobe...

Announcement Of The Nobel Prize For Literature 2011 (LIVE UPDATES)

Posted 12.06.2011 | Books

Who will win? Who do you want to win? Why does everyone care so much? Follow our coverage here, and let us know your thoughts in the comments! You can...

Literary Prize

guardian.co.uk | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

After 13 years rewarding novelists and playwrights, the odds are strong that this year's Nobel prize for literature will go to a poet -- at least acco...