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Month: October, 2012

Of Gripes and Roth

And yet another writer puns with the words “gripes” and “Roth.”  Jason Farago writes in The Guardian about the relationship (or lack thereof) between the Nobel Prize and American writers, complete with insightful statistics and analysis.  See his entire article at The Guardian‘s website.

The Susan Lucci of the Nobel Prize in Literature

Vanity Fair notes what all astute readers already know: Philip Roth was once again ignored by the Swedish Academy.  Journalist Juli Weiner says of this phenomenon that Roth is “slowly becoming something like the Susan Lucci of the Nobel Prize in Literature.”  Then she tallies the 2012 awards as things stand today, Thursday, October 11th: […]