Bob Dylan Wins The Nobel Prize in Literature 2016

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The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2016 is awarded to Bob Dylan “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”.

You can watch the announcement here:

Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer. Click here to know more about Bob Dylan.

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The Man Booker International Prize 2016 Longlist Announced The Man Booker International Prize 2016 Longlist Announced

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The Man Booker International Prize is delighted to reveal the ‘Man Booker Dozen’ of 13 books in contention for the 2016 Prize,celebrating the finest in global fiction.

This is the first long list ever to have been announced for the Man Booker International Prize, which has joined forces with the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and is now awarded annually on the basis of a single book. The £50,000 prize will be divided equally between the author of the winning book and its translator. The judges considered 155 books.

The full 2016 long list is as follows: Continue reading