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  1. Holy cat-gut guitar strings! Bob Dylan has won the Nobel Prize!


    October 13, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    I looked at the library’s Facebook page this morning, and I thought we had goofed. I thought someone had taken a page from The Onion or an Andy Borowitz column…

  2. Svetlana Alexievich wins the 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature


    October 8, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    Svetlana Alexievich, “the Belarusian writer whose oral histories have recorded thousands of individual voices to map the implosion of the Soviet Union,” has won the Nobel prize for literature. That…

  3. Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize


    October 9, 2014 by Reader's Connection

          The 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to French novelist Patrick Modiano. The library owns some of his titles in the original French and is…

  4. Alice Munro Wins the Nobel Prize: Small People, Big Feelings


    October 10, 2013 by Reader's Connection

    A fellow who works with my wife had a terrible experience at a funeral, last year–things were handled in a selfish way that left some people out–and right away I…

  5. Mo Yan, winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature


    October 9, 2013 by Reader's Connection

    The winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature will be announced tomorrow. We look back, now, to some of the works by Mo Yan, the Chinese novelist and story…