Five things to know about the Nobel Prize in Literature

Five things to know about the Nobel Prize in Literature

The Swedish Academy will on Thursday crown two Nobel literature laureates after postponing the 2018 prize for a year to deal with the fallout of a sexual harassment scandal that rocked the venerable institution. Here are five things to know about the Nobel Literature Prize.

Novelist Stridsberg becomes first Swede to be nominated for Man Booker Prize

Novelist Stridsberg becomes first Swede to be nominated for Man Booker Prize

Swedes ‘like it hot’: Erotic audiobooks all the rage

Swedes ‘like it hot’: Erotic audiobooks all the rage

Guadeloupe author wins alternative prize in Nobel absence

Guadeloupe author wins alternative prize in Nobel absence

Four writers shortlisted for ‘the new Nobel Literature Prize’

Four writers shortlisted for ‘the new Nobel Literature Prize’

Swedish Academy members granted leave after scandal

Swedish Academy members granted leave after scandal

Five things to know about the Nobel Literature Prize

Five things to know about the Nobel Literature Prize

Two for one: Swedish Academy member sees Nobel crisis silver lining

Two for one: Swedish Academy member sees Nobel crisis silver lining

‘We’re THRILLED Kazuo Ishiguro has won the Nobel Prize’

‘We’re THRILLED Kazuo Ishiguro has won the Nobel Prize’

BLOG: British writer Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize in Literature

BLOG: British writer Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Nobel speculations: Who will win the Literature prize?

Nobel speculations: Who will win the Literature prize?

Nobel Literature Prize to be announced later this week

Nobel Literature Prize to be announced later this week

Swedish crime novelist Ekbäck writes women back into history

Swedish crime novelist Ekbäck writes women back into history

Sweden still doesn’t know if Bob Dylan will give a Nobel talk

Sweden still doesn’t know if Bob Dylan will give a Nobel talk

Um, about that Nobel Prize… No word from Bob Dylan ahead of Sweden gigs

Um, about that Nobel Prize… No word from Bob Dylan ahead of Sweden gigs

Swedish Academy to award Nobel Literature Prize

Swedish Academy to award Nobel Literature Prize

OPINION: Does Dylan realize what his Nobel snub is doing to musicians?

OPINION: Does Dylan realize what his Nobel snub is doing to musicians?

Bob Dylan to come to Stockholm, may perform

Bob Dylan to come to Stockholm, may perform

Swedish Nobel fury: ‘Dylan has planted his last potato’

Swedish Nobel fury: ‘Dylan has planted his last potato’

Bob Dylan won’t go to Stockholm for Nobel

Bob Dylan won’t go to Stockholm for Nobel

Did Bob Dylan finally acknowledge his Nobel Prize?

Did Bob Dylan finally acknowledge his Nobel Prize?

No response yet from Dylan on Nobel Prize win

No response yet from Dylan on Nobel Prize win

This is Stockholm calling: Where are you, Bob Dylan?

This is Stockholm calling: Where are you, Bob Dylan?

BLOG: Sweden’s Nobel Prize in Literature 2016

BLOG: Sweden’s Nobel Prize in Literature 2016

Nobel Literature Prize announcement delayed

Nobel Literature Prize announcement delayed

Poetry can ‘save Arab world’ says Nobel Prize hopeful

Poetry can ‘save Arab world’ says Nobel Prize hopeful

US writer wins Sweden’s top children’s book prize

US writer wins Sweden’s top children’s book prize

Nobel panel slams Rushdie death threats

Nobel panel slams Rushdie death threats

‘Glory to Svetlana and thank you, Sweden’

‘Glory to Svetlana and thank you, Sweden’

Who is the 2015 Nobel Literature winner?

Who is the 2015 Nobel Literature winner?

BLOG: Sweden’s Nobel Prize in Literature 2015

BLOG: Sweden’s Nobel Prize in Literature 2015

Stolen Swedish antique books returned by FBI

Stolen Swedish antique books returned by FBI

How do expat families pick books for their kids?

How do expat families pick books for their kids?

France takes Sweden’s crime fiction mantle

France takes Sweden’s crime fiction mantle

Brit turns Swedish dogs into English kids books

Brit turns Swedish dogs into English kids books

‘I was the only person I knew who wrote stories’

‘I was the only person I knew who wrote stories’

Alice Munro wins 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature

Alice Munro wins 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature

Chick-lit can heal sick women: Swedish study

Chick-lit can heal sick women: Swedish study

Date for Nobel literature prize revealed

Date for Nobel literature prize revealed

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Book case: novel crime method uncovered

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Why Swedish books don’t sell in Britain

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Austrian wins Nobel Prize for Literature

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Apartment blast “was not an accident”

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Suspected book thief found dead

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Suicide book thief stole from Uppsala

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Police recover stolen library books

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Astrid Lindgren prize goes to Japan and UK

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Academy man quits over Nobel winner

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Stockholm stations to get library book dispensers

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Guillou: I kinda like Condi

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‘Media jukebox’ to lure youngsters to libraries

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New Yorker opens new chapter in Swedish book market

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Swedes want audio books for Christmas

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Reviewer slams book that was never written

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Writer sacked for faking book review

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Swedes see the funny side of Soviet power

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Author Lars Forssell dead

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Nobel Literature Prize date set

Astrid Lindgren: the legacy lives on

Astrid Lindgren: the legacy lives on

Sweden hails Pippi Longstocking author

Sweden hails Pippi Longstocking author

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Author Stig Claesson dies

Australian author wins Astrid Lindgren prize

Australian author wins Astrid Lindgren prize

World writers decry censorship at Swedish literary meet

World writers decry censorship at Swedish literary meet

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Kids’ books become ideological battleground in Sweden

Nobel literature academy hails Solzhenitsyn

Nobel literature academy hails Solzhenitsyn

Nobel a likely no-no for Sweden’s king of crime fiction

Nobel a likely no-no for Sweden’s king of crime fiction

Swedish Academy rep slams US literature

Swedish Academy rep slams US literature

Swedes brace for movie version of Stieg Larsson thriller

Swedes brace for movie version of Stieg Larsson thriller

Swedish-Chinese author accused of plagiarism

Swedish-Chinese author accused of plagiarism

Battle of the Swedish literary manifestos

Battle of the Swedish literary manifestos

Swedes snap up tickets as second ‘Millennium’ film opens

Swedes snap up tickets as second ‘Millennium’ film opens

Jewish ghetto tale scoops 2009 August Prize

Jewish ghetto tale scoops 2009 August Prize

‘Millennium’ trilogy heading to Hollywood

‘Millennium’ trilogy heading to Hollywood

Pippi Longstocking among 100 top books

Pippi Longstocking among 100 top books

Sweden’s Enquist wins Austrian literature prize

Sweden’s Enquist wins Austrian literature prize

Nobel lit prize winner: writing ‘alerts us to oppression’

Nobel lit prize winner: writing ‘alerts us to oppression’

Introducing…Björn Ranelid

Introducing…Björn Ranelid

Australian author lands Astrid Lindgren prize

Australian author lands Astrid Lindgren prize

Swedish librarians find stolen atlas in New York

Swedish librarians find stolen atlas in New York

Syrian poet tipped ahead of Nobel lit prize announcement

Syrian poet tipped ahead of Nobel lit prize announcement

Swedish poet awarded 2011 Literature Nobel

Swedish poet awarded 2011 Literature Nobel

Jens Lapidus: Sweden’s newest star crime writer

Jens Lapidus: Sweden’s newest star crime writer

‘Sweden is more complex than a Billy bookshelf’

‘Sweden is more complex than a Billy bookshelf’

Eight reasons to visit the Göteborg Book Fair

Eight reasons to visit the Göteborg Book Fair

Nobel Laureate visits inspire Rinkeby teenagers’ dreams

Nobel Laureate visits inspire Rinkeby teenagers’ dreams

Seven hot names in the Nobel Literature race

Seven hot names in the Nobel Literature race

Chinese author Mo Yan awarded Nobel lit prize

Chinese author Mo Yan awarded Nobel lit prize

‘It was an easy decision’: Swedish Academy

‘It was an easy decision’: Swedish Academy

Mo Yan win ‘denigrates’ Nobel lit prize: artist

Mo Yan win ‘denigrates’ Nobel lit prize: artist

Swedes enlist Canadian’s novel in sex slavery fight

Swedes enlist Canadian’s novel in sex slavery fight

Stockholm hosts world’s largest book club

Stockholm hosts world’s largest book club

Mushroom mix-up taints Swedish Academy

Mushroom mix-up taints Swedish Academy

Mo Yan to avoid politics at Nobel awards

Mo Yan to avoid politics at Nobel awards

Jonas Gardell named ‘Swede of the Year’

Jonas Gardell named ‘Swede of the Year’

Ten Swedish books to read before you die

Ten Swedish books to read before you die

100-year-old tale brings Swedish author unlikely global success

100-year-old tale brings Swedish author unlikely global success

Swedish historian lands prestigious Pulitzer prize

Swedish historian lands prestigious Pulitzer prize

China’s Mo Yan releases new book on Nobel win

China’s Mo Yan releases new book on Nobel win

Disney to make film of Swede’s 100-year-old tale

Disney to make film of Swede’s 100-year-old tale

Swedish expats use book club to survive London

Swedish expats use book club to survive London