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Nobel Prize

  1. speeches
    Listen to Toni Morrison’s Remarkable, Transcendent Nobel Prize Lecture“Look. How lovely it is, this thing we have done — together.”
  2. the science corner
    7 Nobel Laureates on Whether TBBT’s Sheldon and Amy Should Win the Physics PrizeAs the show’s duo continues to struggle for Nobel recognition, we had to ask the physicists who know best.
  3. #metoo
    Nobel Prize in Literature Will Not Be Awarded Due to Sex ScandalIt’s the first time since World War II they’ve postponed giving the award.
  4. nobel prize
    Kazuo Ishiguro Wins the Nobel Prize in LiteratureHis most famous novels are The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go.
  5. Bob Dylan Might Have Used SparkNotes to Write His Nobel Prize LectureHis descriptions of Moby Dick seem awfully familiar.
  6. awards and honors
    There’s As Much Photographic Evidence of Bob Dylan’s Nobel Ceremony As You ThinkThe ceremony was small. The people were sparse.
  7. bob dylan
    Bob Dylan to Pick Up Nobel Prize This Weekend, As He Happens to Be in StockholmThe singer-songwriter will meet with the Swedish Academy to receive his Nobel medal and diploma.
  8. performance anxiety
    Patti Smith Explains Flubbing Bob Dylan LyricsShe definitely knew the words.
  9. honors and awards
    Bob Dylan Writes He Is ‘Truly Beyond Words’ in Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech“Being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature is something I never could have imagined or seen coming.”
  10. nobel prize
    Bob Dylan Wrote a Nobel Prize Speech Someone Else Will Have to ReadThe poet has (not quite) spoken.
  11. dgaf
    In True DGAF Fashion, Bob Dylan Skipped President Obama’s Nobel Prize Event, TooHe does want he wants.
  12. honors and awards
    Swedish Academy: Dylan Will Lecture Next YearAnd it might be a concert!
  13. rsvping
    Bob Dylan Won’t Attend the Nobel Ceremony After All“Due to pre-existing commitments.”
  14. gracious winners
    Bob Dylan Throws Us a Bone, Says He’ll Go to the Nobel Ceremony If He Can“If it’s at all possible.”
  15. honors and awards
    Nobel Academy Member: Bob Dylan’s Silence Is ‘Arrogant and Impolite’Shots fired from a Swede.
  16. bob dylan
    Bob Dylan’s Website Drops Sole Mention of Nobel WinHis reverse-snub continues.
  17. brand recognition
    Well, at Least Bob Dylan’s Official Website Has Acknowledged His Nobel Prize WinA full week later.
  18. two legends
    Leonard Cohen Talks Bob Dylan, Getting OlderHe also plans to “live forever.” Twist!
  19. nobel bump
    Bob Dylan’s Book Sales Skyrocket After Nobel Prize WinSales for his music have increased, too.
  20. predictable prizes
    The Simpsons Predicted a Nobel Winner in 2010These highbrow predictions have lowbrow ends.
  21. right-click
    Listen to Tim Heidecker Sing As Post-Nobel DylanThe comedian seems pretty sure Dylan’s not interested.
  22. radio vulture
    It Doesn’t Matter Whether Bob Dylan Is a Songwriter or a PoetHe’s both at once, and the Nobel Prize prompts a useful conversation.
  23. history
    Bob Dylan’s Uncomfortable History With Accepting AwardsHe’s not exactly the “thank you” type.
  24. nobel prize
    Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Is Both Shocking and DeservedHe’s one of the signal poets of the 20th century.
  25. the awards they are a-changin'
    Celebrities, Authors React to Bob Dylan’s Nobel“I’m a Dylan fan, but this is an ill conceived nostalgia award wrenched from the rancid prostates of senile, gibbering hippies.”
  26. nobel prize
    Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize in Literature“He is a great poet in the grand English poetic tradition.”
  27. Who Nominates Writers for the Nobel Prize?Previous Nobelists (among a few other people).
  28. ‘I Won the Nobel Prize!’An interview with the translator of the new Nobel laureate.
  29. nobel prize
    Belarus’s Svetlana Alexievich Wins Nobel Prize for LiteratureThe Belarusian historian is the 14th woman to win the prize.
  30. My Book-Prize Betting Addiction: A User’s Guide to Making Money Off Alice MunroUnlike most gambling addicts, I’m still in the black.
  31. books
    Everything You Need to Know About Patrick Modiano, the Newest Nobel LaureateThe French novelist is relatively obscure outside his home country.
  32. books
    Patrick Modiano Wins Nobel Prize for LiteratureThe Frenchman is the author of Missing Person.
  33. standing ovation
    Schulz on Alice Munro’s Deserved NobelOur book critic “can think of no other writer so spare, so precise, so emotionally scrupulous.”
  34. kudos
    Alice Munro Wins Nobel Prize for LiteratureSorry, Murakami.
  35. kudos
    Chinese Author Mo Yan Wins Nobel PrizeSorry, Murakami.
  36. gambling
    Haruki Murakami Favorite for Nobel PrizeWith ten-to-one odds.
  37. awards
    Swedish Poet Wins Nobel PrizeHome country advantage, Tomas Tranströmer!
  38. books
    Nobel Prize Winner Mario Vargas Llosa Doesn’t Know What the Future Holds for Books“It’s an enigma.”
  39. honors
    Mario Vargas Llosa Wins the Nobel Prize in LiteratureThe 74-year-old Peruvian author is the first South American to win since 1992.
  40. kudos
    Herta Müller Wins the Nobel Lit PrizeRomanian-born German writer Herta Müller won 2009’s Nobel Prize for Literature this morning.
  41. kudos
    France’s Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio Wins Nobel PrizeFirst they said American writers were too ‘insular’ to win the Nobel — and now they’ve given it to an author from France!
  42. snobbery
    Are American Writers Too Insular to Win the Nobel Prize?The top member of the award jury says that our literature is too ignorant to be considered seriously for a Nobel. Harumph!
  43. kudos
    Doris Lessing Wins Nobel Prize But Doesn’t Know It YetShoppers of London: Keep your eyes peeled!