Posting the list of Nobel Prize in Literature recipients as part of a years-long project to note which authors I've read or have works to read. Currently, I've read or own works by almost 50 of the 108 recipients during the 104 years the prize has been awarded (there were no winners a few years, mostly during the two World Wars). Bold means I've read the author, italics that I have at least one of their works but have not read anything, and plain text means I have not read anything yet in any language by that author.
Who is Tomas Transtromer? He's this year's winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Here is the official press release Here is a list of all the previous winners Here is his Wikipedia entry Here is his book list on... Read Post
The prize is sometimes called the "Nobel Prize for food and agriculture." And this year's winners include Monsanto executive Robert Fraley, a pioneer in genetically engineered crops. If there's a single person who personifies the co... Read Post
Today Secretary of State John Kerry will announce the recipient of the quarter-million dollar World Food Prize. Sometimes called "the Nobel Prize of food," the award has been handed out yearly since 1987 to "outstanding individuals ... Read Post