Friday, October 7, 2016

Have you read Haruki Muraka's latest novel?

Haruki Muraka, Japanese author, is a 4-to-1 favorite to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Philip Roth and Joyce Carol Oates are also in the running.

The Swedish Academy, the 18 members of which select the author they judge to have, in the words of Alfred Nobel’s will, “produced in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction”, has yet to officially unveil the date its announcement will be made. But the Academy’s Per W√§stberg told Swedish press that the winner would be revealed on 13 October, denying suggestions that the date had been delayed from 6 October because of members disagreeing.

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