#nobel prize

The Best Pablo Neruda Poems: 5 of His Classic Works

Want to read more of Pablo Neruda's work? Start with five of the best Pablo Neruda poems to get a taste of his work and style. 

2018 and 2019 Nobel Prize Literature Winners Announced

The 2018 and 2019 Nobel Prize Literature winners have been announced.

The Nobel Prize in Literature to Be Awarded Again

During the Nobel Prize ceremony two prizes in literature will be awarded--one for 2019 and one for 2018

The Swedish Academy Elects Two New Members. Is the Nobel Prize Back on Track?

The Swedish Academy elects two new members, restoring its quorum. Does this mean we will get a Nobel Prize for Literature in 2019?

A Closer Look at the Alternative Nobel Prize in Literature Longlist

The longlist for the alternative Nobel Prize in Literature reveals the intellectual isolation of the Swedish Academy.

The New Academy Releases the Alternate Nobel Longlist

The "alternate Nobel" was developed after this year's Nobel was cancelled. Voting is now open!

Alternative Nobel Prize in Literature Announced

An alternative Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018 will be awarded by The New Academy, a Swedish non-profit organization.

The Nobel Prize in Literature: Where Do We Go From Here?

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2018 has been cancelled following sexual assault allegations, cover-ups, and and a criminal investigation. Now what?

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2018 Cancelled in the Wake of #MeToo

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2018 has been canceled following accusations of sexual assault, financial misconduct, conflicts of interest, and the resignations of nearly half of the Swedish Academy's members.

The Swedish Academy Collapses. Two Additional Members Have Resigned.

Two more members of the Swedish Academy have resigned, crippling the institution and endangering the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize in Literature, Everyone is Surprised

The Nobel Prize for Literature goes to an unexpected choice.

On Building a Book Collection

Like so many of you out there, I have struggled with controlling my urge to buy books. In the past, ...

The Nobel Prize By the Numbers

(This post has been updated to reflect the 2017 award.) Established in 1901, the Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded ...

Literary Tourism: Stockholm

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and home to a rich literary life rooted in history which, at the same ...

Does the Nobel Prize Do a Disservice To Readers?

Recently, I read an article on Flavorwire about being trolled by the Swedish Academy. While I thought the article itself ...