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Damn! Bob Dylan wins Nobel Literature prize

They couldn’t find a writer so a musician was the next-best thing? Or was the committee just looking to big itself up with a blaze of celebrity? For lyrics written half a century ago and known the world over? And if literary merit of lyrics had anything to do with it, shouldn’t Leonard Cohen take […]
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