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Why Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize is the best thing that can happen to the book world

When the Nobel Prize was given to Bob Dylan this week, it seemed to many in the book world like a lost opportunity. Each year, the bright light of the Nobel falls across our cultural canvas and illuminates the work of a major writer — and in recent years that’s usually been a writer who is little-known...
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