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Nobel Literature Prize body grants four members leave after sexual assault allegations in Swedish Academy
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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.

Nobel literature academy entangled in #Metoo sex scandal as 18 women make sexual assault claims
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Nobel literature academy entangled in #Metoo sex scandal as 18 women make sexual assault claims

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.

Kazuo Ishiguro, Japanese-born British author, wins 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature
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Kazuo Ishiguro, Japanese-born British author, wins 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature

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.

Bob Dylan to finally receive Nobel Prize; will give taped lecture at a later date
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Bob Dylan to finally receive Nobel Prize; will give taped lecture at a later date

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

'Lamest Nobel win since Obama': How Twitter reacted to Bob Dylan's Literature Prize win
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'Lamest Nobel win since Obama': How Twitter reacted to Bob Dylan's Literature Prize win

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
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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
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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'
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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 Nobel Literature Prize winner Dario Fo passes away
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Italian playwright and Nobel Literature Prize winner Dario Fo passes away

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.

Nobel Prize in literature: Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Haruki Murakami among favourites to win
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Nobel Prize in literature: Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Haruki Murakami among favourites to win

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.

Mo Yan's book sold out in China after Nobel announcement
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Mo Yan's book sold out in China after Nobel announcement

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.

Loneliness and hunger were my fortunes of creation: Mo Yan
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Loneliness and hunger were my fortunes of creation: Mo Yan

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.

Nobel Literature Prize today: Will it be Murakami or Nadas?
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Nobel Literature Prize today: Will it be Murakami or Nadas?

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.

Murakami leads 2012 Nobel Lit prize race
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Murakami leads 2012 Nobel Lit prize race

The winners of the 2012 Nobel Prizes are to be announced next week.