Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Delay in award of Nobel Literature prize linked to Turkish author Pamuk

Speculation is rampant following the Nobel Literature Prize committee's decision last week to postpone the announcement of the winner of the 2005 literature prize by one week, to October 13. According to a story carried in the British newspaper The Observer, the obstacle keeping the Nobel jury from making its decision is a controversy over whether Turkish author Orhan Pamuk should be the candidate to receive the prize. It is the first time in a decade that the prize for literature has not been awarded the same week as the other four prizes for medicine, physics, chemistry, and peace.

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