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Literary prize: Nobel Prize previews

They could have announced the Nobel Prize in Literature yesterday, but they decided to take their time this year; Swedish Academy permanent secretary Sara Danius (who will be doing the official announcing) explained that now it's likely the announcement will be made next Thursday, the 13th -- but note that that's not a sure thing yet: we'll only get confirmation (or not) on Monday, when they'll announce that they'll announce the winner on the 13th (or stay silent, in which case we get to wait and speculate for another week, and are looking at a 20th October announcement -- in which case, too, it would be safe to assume that there's a major disagreement among the Swedish academicians about who is deserving.
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