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2005-11-30 13:02:38

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Ill health has forced British playwright Harold Pinter to cancel all public appearances linked to his Nobel Prize for Literature, the Nobel Foundation said on Wednesday.

2005-10-13 06:04:44

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - British playwright Harold Pinter won the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2005 on Thursday.

2005-10-11 01:24:16

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A member of the Swedish Academy, the body which awards the Nobel literature prize, said on Tuesday he was resigning in protest at last year's selection of Austrian Elfriede Jelinek.

2005-10-06 10:40:42

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The Swedish Academy which awards the Nobel Literature Prize is likely to name the 2005 winner next Thursday.

2005-09-29 05:56:58

By Stephen Brown STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Bookworms will once again smile over their reading glasses or snort with contempt at next week's Nobel literature award winner.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.