Nobel Literature Prize body grants four members leave after sexual assault allegations in Swedish Academy
The Swedish Academy which awards the Nobel Literature Prize on Monday said four members — who are traditionally appointed for life — were granted leave after a sexual assault scandal scuppered this year's award.
Sweden's prestigious literary scene was drawn into the fray with testimony of 18 women claiming to have been assaulted or raped by one of the most influential figures in Stockholm's cultural scene.
British author Kazuo Ishiguro, best known for his novel The Remains of the Day, won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, the Swedish Academy said.
Music icon Bob Dylan will finally receive his Nobel Literature Prize this weekend at a meeting with the Swedish Academy in Stockholm, it was announced on Wednesday
US music legend Bob Dylan, whose poetic lyrics have influenced generations of fans, won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, the first songwriter to win the award in a decision that stunned prize watchers.
Nobel Literature Prize-winner Bob Dylan: People today are still living off the table scraps of the 60s
As Dylan himself once said, “People today are still living off the table scraps of the 60s. They are still being passed around — the music and the ideas.” Amen.
Bob Dylan gets Nobel Prize in Literature for his 'poetic expressions'; first songwriter to win honour
US music legend Bob Dylan won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, the first songwriter to win the prestigious award in a decision that stunned prize watchers.
Nobel Prize in literature: Bob Dylan, American singer, songwriter, wins for creating 'new poetic expressions'
American singer and songwriter Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday. The Swedish Academy cited the American musician for "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."
Italian playwright and actor Dario Fo, who won the Nobel prize for literature in 1997, has died at the age of 90, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced Thursday.
Literary circles are abuzz with speculation ahead of Thursday's Nobel Literature Prize announcement, with award watchers suggesting this year's honours could go to a controversial writer such as Syrian-born poet Adonis.
Less than half an hour after Chinese writer Mo Yan was announced the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, his books were sold out in China.
Mo Yan, who has won the Nobel literature prize, was forced to drop out of primary school and herd cattle during China's Cultural Revolution and was sometimes so destitute he ate tree bark and weeds to survive.
After the announcements of three science awards, the Nobel Prizes are turning to literature, one of the most talked-about and emotion-stirring categories of the prestigious awards.