Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz has been writing about America’s economically divided society since the 1960s. His recent book, The Price of Inequality, argues that this division is holding the country back, a topic he has also explored in recent research supported by the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) and others. Show More Summary
A fairly sizable list of Nobel laureates suffer from Nobel disease -- a phenomenon in which respected scientists publicly espouse somewhat crazy ideas. Perhaps just being famous also causes this affliction...? Or maybe there should be more research on this topic, worthy of an Ig Nobel award. Show More Summary
How do you learn courage in a society full of fear? This question was addressed at the 14th World Peace Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. Peace makers who are changing the world. Peace makers who are leading the way by being the living example. Show More Summary
The Complete Review has the details of the future Englishing of our most recent Nobel laureate. And also, sales figures. For whatever reason, Modiano has proven one of the more commercially viable Laureates of the recent past: One of his most famous works, Missing Person, which is published by David R. Show More Summary
Earlier this month in Oslo, Malala Yousafzai spoke with cautious hope about the future in her native Pakistan after accepting the Nobel Peace Prize.On Tuesday, the 17-year-old said she was “heartbroken” by the latest tragedy: Taliban...Show More Summary
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls' right to education, expressed heartbreak at the news of the Taliban's attack on a school in Pakistan where at least 130 people, most of them children, were killed.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt have apparently announced (though not yet at their 'media center', last I checked...) that they'll be publishing the English translation of Nobel laureate Patrick Modiano's latest in the US, the bestselling-in-France...Show More Summary
Pope Francis has been something of a renegade and unafraid of conflict, so it came as a disappointment to many that he refused to give the Dalai Lama an audience when the Buddhist monk and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate was in Rome this week. Show More Summary
A meeting of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates in Rome on Friday was met with conflict when Pope Francis declined a meeting with the Dalai Lama, one on one. The tension arose due to a fear that the meeting might offend China, who has exiled the Tibetan spiritual icon. Show More Summary
Pakistan's teen Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai burst into tears Thursday at the sight of the bloodied school uniform she was wearing the day the Taliban shot her. The uniform is on display in an exhibition dedicated to the 17-year-old...Show More Summary
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai today expressed sympathy for a Mexican asylum seeker who jumped onto the stage during the award ceremony yesterday in Oslo, and said the incident didn't frighten her. The 17-year-old laureate from Pakistan said young people the world over face problems. "As (he) was from...
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai dedicated her award to the “voiceless children” of the world and continues the fight for an education for every child. She and Kailash Satyarthi were named joint winners and will split the $1.1 million award. Show More Summary
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai received the Nobel Peace Prize on Wednesday as the youngest ever laureate, sharing her award with Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi.
Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel laureate, receives the Peace Prize on Wednesday, sharing it with Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi. The 17-year-old Pakistani girl, who will be given the prize in a ceremony in...Show More Summary
More than 3,000 books from the British Nobel laureate's collection have been donated to a library in Zimbabwe, where Lessing lived for 25 years. Also: J.K. Rowling promises 12 days of Harry Potter.
It's Nobel Prize ceremony-week, and literature Nobel laureate Patrick Modiano gave his Nobel lecture yesterday. You can watch the whole thing on video, or simply read it, in English translation or the French original. Pedantic note --...Show More Summary
This Thursday, the Nobel Peace Center will open the tenth annual Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition, dedicated to the 2014 laureates Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi. As per Malala's request, the exhibition will feature the school uniform she was wearing when a Taliban gunman shot her in the head. Read more...
The 17-year-old Nobel Peace Prize laureate wanted it to be displayed
In 1953, George Marshall was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in part for the visionary economic program to rebuild Europe after WWII that bears his name. In 2006, Muhammed Yunus was given the same honor for his work to fight against poverty through microlending. Show More Summary
Knopf has announced that Toni Morrison’s 11th novel, God Help The Child, will be released on April 21, 2015. The 83-year-old Nobel Laureate is having a busy fall, having recently explained racism to Stephen Colbert, announced her personal...Show More Summary