Scandal-hit Swedish Academy to award two Nobel literature prizes

World Oct 8, 2019

Scandal-hit Swedish Academy to award two Nobel literature prizes

The Swedish Academy will crown two Nobel literature laureates this year, making up for lost time after it skipped last year's prize over a sexual harassment scandal. Experts say the academy will seek to avoid ruffling any feathers with this year's choice of laureates as ...

Nobel peace, literature prizes not immune to controversy

World Oct 7, 2019

Nobel peace, literature prizes not immune to controversy

Controversy stalks the Nobel prizes for peace and literature in a way it rarely does for science. The revamped panel at the Swedish Academy who will hand out the literature prizes Thursday for both 2018 and 2019 would relish arguments about the winners, rather than ...