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Louise Glück Wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2020 was awarded to the American poet Louise Glück "for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal." This story is developing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PUP author Penrose awarded Nobel Prize for Physics

Theoretical physicist and Princeton University Press author Roger Penrose has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, with Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez, for his work on black holes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-07 00:04:24 UTC ]
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New Ishiguro novel coming in March 2021

Klara and the Sun, the first novel by Kazuo Ishiguro since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2017, will be published by Faber & Faber on 2nd March 2021. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 08:35:46 UTC ]
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Knopf Buys New Ishiguro Novel

Kazuo Ishiguro has sold a new novel, which marks his first since winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2017. 'Klara and the Sun,' narrated by "an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities," is set for March 2021, Knopf said. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How does the Nobel Prize affect book sales? (And what if there’s controversy?)

In the publishing world, it seems like winning the Nobel Prize just isn’t what it used to be. A Deutsche Welle interview with Lucien Leitess, director of the Swiss publishing house Unionsverlag, explored the business of predicting a Nobel laureate’s commercial success. The controversy... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-11 19:54:24 UTC ]
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Being a crime writer doesn’t mean I condone murder. Do I even have to say it? | Garry Disher

Every now and then I encounter people who can’t suspend disbelief. They ask how I can write about ‘such terrible things’Feeling unappreciated is your lot as a writer. Few readers; no readers. Scathing reviews; no reviews. Publishers saying, “Don’t call us, we’ll call you” or not taking a punt on... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-03 17:00:27 UTC ]
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Chill Your Wine in John Steinbeck’s Silver Bucket

John Steinbeck, who won both a Pulitzer Prize (in 1940 for The Grapes of Wrath) and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1962, died 51 years ago, and yet he is still making news. Last month, the Los Angeles Times reported that legal squabbling over his literary estate had finally come to an end... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-21 08:49:16 UTC ]
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The Swedish Academy took a year off to fix the Nobel Prize in literature. It’s still broken.

Austrian author Peter Handke is this year’s winner, which doesn’t inspire much confidence in the selection process. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-10 18:32:28 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison Dies at 88

Novelist of our hearts Toni Morrison died Monday night, her publisher reports, at the age of 88. Morrison won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for her best-selling, groundbreaking novel Beloved, and was the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, in 1993. She wrote 11 novels... Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2019-08-08 21:38:07 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison, Award-Winning Author of Beloved and More, Dead at 88

Morrison's accolades included a Pulitzer, a Nobel Prize in literature, and a Presidential Medal of Freedom. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2019-08-06 14:40:16 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison, Nobel Laureate, Has Died at 88

Toni Morrison, giant of American literature and the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, has passed away. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-06 14:08:13 UTC ]
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Nobel Foundation will award two literature prizes this year

Two authors will be awarded the Nobel Prize in literature this year to make up for the cancellation of last year's award, NPR reported Tuesday. The Nobel Foundation made the announcement Tuesday, following months of speculation over the fate of the annual prestigious literary prize. Last year's... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobel Prize in Literature to be awarded twice this year

The Nobel Prize in Literature will be awarded twice this year after the Swedish Academy postponed 2018’s event over a sexual assault scandal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Changes, the Nobel Prize for Literature Returns

This fall the Nobel Prize for Literature will be awarded for both 2018 and 2019, after changes were made to how laureates are chosen in the wake of scandals that forced the literary prize to be cancelled in 2018. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Photographer in Nobel scandal jailed for rape

Photographer Jean-Claude Arnault,  the man at the centre of the sexual assault furore which has enveloped the Nobel Prize in Literature, has been convicted of rape in a Stockholm court, according to reports. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Haruki Murakami takes his name out of the running for alternative literature Nobel

This year there won’t be any Nobel Prize in literature, and Japanese author Haruki Murakami wants to make sure he’s not in the running for its alternate, for which he’d been named a finalist. Murakami said he doesn't want to be considered for the New Academy Prize, a Swedish literary award... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More than 2 million U.S. middle and high school students have vaped marijuana, study finds

Japanese author Haruki Murakami has said said he doesn't want to be considered for the New Academy Prize, a Swedish literary award established as an alternative to the Nobel Prize for literature. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobel Prize winner Barry Marshall pens time travel adventure

Oneworld imprint Rock the Boat has acquired the UK rights to How to Win a Nobel Prize, a middle grade adventure for young scientists, by Nobel Prize winner Barry Marshall. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More choice on privacy just means more chances to do what’s best for big tech | John Naughton

A study of how Facebook, Google and Microsoft have applied the EU’s new GDPR rules shows users are being manipulatedOne of the most influential books published in the last decade was Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein. In it, the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Photographer at centre of Nobel Prize row charged with rape

Jean-Claude Arnault, the French photographer at the centre of the sexual assault allegations which have led to the postponement of this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature, has been charged with rape. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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