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Dylan, not in Stockholm

Bob Dylan was to have picked up his Nobel Prize a couple of days ago, and today he should be in white tie and tails at the Nobel banquet and ceremonies (which you can watch live on YouTube, starting at 16:30 CET), but as we all knowShow More Summary

Laureates to receive Nobels, except Bob Dylan

In the absence of rock icon Bob Dylan, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos will be the star of Saturday's Nobel ceremonies when he receives his Peace Prize in Oslo, crowning an achievement that came close to failing at the finish line. Show More Summary

Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize saga highlights complex relationship with press

Bob Dylan had gone missing. The American music icon hadn’t been heard from since the news broke two weeks earlier that he’d won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature. The award had set off the rare kind of high-culture debate that reaches the rest of us at our water coolers and social media feeds, and now Dylan’s “disappearance” was keeping...

Colombian president to collect Nobel without rebels in tow

10 hours agoNews : USAToday: News

OSLO, Norway - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos brought no members of the leftist FARC rebel group to Oslo for the Nobel Peace Prize c...        

Peace deal will help Colombia battle cocaine, president says

OSLO (Reuters) - Colombia's peace deal with Marxist rebels will help the country battle the cocaine trade, President Juan Manuel Santos said on the eve of collecting a Nobel Peace Prize that he called a "gift from heaven".

Stephen King Defends Bob Dylan as Nobel Prize Choice

14 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Author Stephen King thinks that people should stop criticizing the Swedish Academy for selecting Bob Dylan as the recipient of The Nobel Prize in Literature.

Nobel prize was 'tremendous push' in Colombia peace: Santos

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Friday said the Nobel Peace Prize was a "gift from heaven" and gave a "tremendous push" to reach a new agreement with FARC rebels.

Colombian President Santos arrives in Oslo for busy Nobel weekend

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos arrived in Oslo on Friday for what will be three very busy days surrouding his acceptance of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize.

UN calls on Myanmar's Suu Kyi to visit crisis-hit Rakhine

The UN has urged Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to visit northern Rakhine state, where the army is accused of carrying out a brutal crackdown on the Muslim Rohingya minority. The Nobel peace prize winner has faced growing...Show More Summary

Bob Dylan Cops a Nobel

WASHINGTON — When I heard that Bob Dylan had received the Nobel Prize for literature, I was mildly surprised. He writes music -- popular music. As did George Gershwin and Irving Berlin, both of whom almost certainly wrote better music. Show More Summary

Not sure what's more important: Stephen King criticizing people complaining about Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize or Fiona Apple's anti-Donald-Trump Christmas song.

1. Stephen King says: "People complaining about his Nobel either don't understand or it's just a plain old case of sour grapes. I've seen several literary writers who have turned their noses up at the Dylan thing, like Gary Shteyngart. Show More Summary

Outstanding group of medals and awards to Nobel Laureate Sir Robert Robinson fetch twice their estimate

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

A Nobel laureate?s extraordinary group of awards and medals, including an extremely rare Order of Merit insignia, were auctioned today at Sworders of Stansted Mountfitchet. The group, which also includes a copy of the Nobel Prize Medal...Show More Summary

Bob Dylan Isn’t the Only Artist to Ignore His Nobel Prize

In October, the Swedish Academy announced that Bob Dylan had won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature. It was a controversial decision, as the award has never before been presented to a musician, and it was met with a predictable response. Show More Summary

Wole Soyinka Gives Up Green Card After Trump Victory

Wole Soyinka, Africa’s first Nobel Prize winner in literature, is sticking to his word. Before the election, Soyinka threatened to abolish his...

Bob Dylan Pens Nobel Prize Speech, Patti Smith To Perform

The Nobel Prize committee has announced that winner Bob Dylan has penned a speech that will be read during this year's ceremony. Who will read the speech is unclear. At the Nobel awards ceremony earlier in the day, Patti Smith will perform Dylan's "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall." _______________________________ Related...

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