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Nobel Prize in literature

Oct 10, 2013 — Also: Libya's prime minister is briefly abducted, then set free and 16-year-old Malala Yousafzai is awarded the Sakharov Prize.
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Oct 10, 2013 — Also: a new poem by Sherman Alexie; a captivating essay about surfing; the complexity of shopping for books in France.
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Oct 9, 2013 — Also: Andrew Wylie gives a controversial interview to The New Republic; Sarah Hall wins the BBC short story prize; Gay Talese annotates "Frank Sinatra Has a Cold."
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Oct 8, 2013 — Also: Sleuthing the first story by Edgar Allan Poe; the merits of YA literature; Atavist Books launches.
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Oct 11, 2012 — The committee cited his deft use of "hallucinatory realism" as a means to merge past and present.
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Oct 6, 2011 — His work "gives us fresh access to reality," the Nobel committee says. The surrealist poet has also spent a career as a psychiatrist working with institutionalized children.
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