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Why Can't the World Solve Itself?

The world was created in 7 “days” but a stitch in time saves nine. People once couldn’t comprehend the Earth was round, never suspecting that the Maya believed 2012 was the end of the age. 165 more words

Bob Dylan will finally accept his Nobel Prize

After months of confusion and conflict, singer Bob Dylan will finally accept the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Dylan, 75, was awarded the prestigious honour in October… 310 more words


The Swedish Academy Will Finally Meet With Bob Dylan This Weekend To Bestow His Nobel Prize

There was a bit of a hullaballoo when Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. First, from authors and haters of Dylan’s work who didn’t think he deserved to be awarded in the Literature category (poppycock), then, from the Nobel academy itself when Dylan wouldn’t return their phone calls or acknowledge the award in any way. 251 more words

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Bob Dylan To Accept Nobel In Stockholm This Weekend

HELSINKI (AP/WCCO) — The Swedish Academy says Nobel literature winner Bob Dylan will receive his diploma and medal in Stockholm this weekend.

Dylan declined to attend ceremonies last December “due to pre-existing commitments.” 69 more words


Derek Walcott’s loose tongue

In 1970, Derek Walcott wrote a philosophical introduction to a collection of his plays. The title of the essay, What The Twilight Says: An Overture, is intriguing. 856 more words

Caribbean Literature

Response to David Orr re: Bob Dylan

I greatly enjoyed reading David Orr’s latest “On Poetry” column, in which he discusses Bob Dylan’s elevation to poet-status by the Swedish Academy. In fact, I enjoyed it so much, I feel somewhat compelled to write a rebuttal, although I think I agree on many of Orr’s points. 1,425 more words

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Found in Translation: Günter Grass, 'Of All That Ends'

Published posthumously in 2016, Of All That Ends is Günter Grass’s last book, his testament to his arts – writing and drawing – and to his world. 733 more words

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