NOBEL LITERATURE PRIZE
Toni Morrison, 1st African-American woman to win Nobel for Literature, dies at 88
The American writer was noted for her examination of the black experience.
Abhijit Banerjee joins list of Indian, Indian-origin Nobel Laureates
Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee on Monday won the Nobel Prize for Econo...
Why VS Naipaul never wrote his autobiography
According to Naipaul, fiction never lies and reveals a writer totally. But an autobiography, he ...
ET View: Transparency is a most Nobel goal
It would be easy to ascribe this event to the post-Harvey Weinstein #MeToo world war on sexual harassment, but the secretive nature of Swedish Academy that decides on the literature laureates is also to blame.
Does the Nobel Prize for Literature box Bob Dylan's art into the 'literary' coop?
Dylan shouldn't have got the Nobel. By seeing him as a 'literary' great is to confine him terribly.
Amidst Nobel Lit Prize sex assault row, Swedish intellectuals form new prize-giving body
More than 100 Swedish intellectuals have joined forces to form a new prize-giving body.
Nordhaus, Romer win Nobel Economics Prize
"Their findings have significantly broadened the scope of economic analysis by constructing models that explain how the market economy interacts with nature and knowledge," the academy said in statement.
Climate, development tipped for Nobel economics prize
As with the other Nobels, nominations and deliberations are kept secret for 50 years, so it's nearly impossible to know which way the prize committee is leaning each year.
Nobel Peace Prize ceremony: Murad-Mukwege dedicate award to rape victims
Dr Denis Mukwege & Nadia Murad were awarded for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.
1,001 ways to lose a Nobel Prize
In 2017, robbers made off with the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize medal won by Kailash Satyarthi. Or so they thought. The medal was a replica— the real one is on display in a museum— and it was quickly recovered.
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature, Twitter breaks out into a song
He was awarded the prize "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition".
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Denis Mukwege, ISIS survivor Nadia Murad for fighting sexual violence
Murad is one of an estimated 3,000 Yazidi girls and women who were victims of rape and other abuses by the IS army.
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