Bob Dylan has been named as the winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature. He was cited for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” Honoring him as “a great poet”, the Swiss Academy who awards the prize, appears to be broadening the criteria in which Nobel candidates are judged.

Full story from New York Times

The prize includes a $920,000 check, which might make Bob all “tangled up in green”.


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