Is the Nobel Committee Blackballing American Authors?


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Is the Nobel Committee Blackballing American Authors?
Daily Beast ^ | October 11, 2016 | Malcolm Jones

Posted on 10/11/2016, 10:35:07 AM by C19fan

The Nobel Prize committee has always had—at best—a fraught relationship with the United States when it comes to literature. It took three decades after the prize was formed before a U.S. author won the award, and that writer was Sinclair Lewis, a novelist who spent most of his ink excoriating his own country.

As we are now into the third decade of a similar drought—not since 1993 and Toni Morrison has an American won—it is harder all the time to argue down those who insist the U.S. is being intentionally snubbed…………

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