V.S. Naipaul, the Trinidad-born Nobel laureate whose exact and lyrical writing in such novels as “A Bend in the River” and “A House for Mr. Biswas” and brittle, misanthropic persona made him one of many world’s most admired and contentious writers, died Saturday at his London dwelling, his household mentioned.
The man on the centre of a sex-abuse and monetary crimes scandal that’s tarnishing the academy which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, was Tuesday charged with two counts of rape of a lady in 2011. Swedish prosecutor Christina Voigt mentioned the proof “is robust and sufficient for prosecution.” Jean-Claude
The head of the Swedish Academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature has resigned following an inside disaster on the prestigious establishment. Sara Danius introduced her resolution Thursday after a three-hour assembly of academy members in central Stockholm. Danius stated she had misplaced the arrogance of the academy, however
Every year it is an exquisite pleasure to interview a winner of the Nobel Prizes in science, and this year was no exception as we spoke with Dr. Rainer Weiss, who shared the physics prize with Dr. Kip Thorne and Dr. Barry Barish for the discovery of gravitational waves. But his
The whiff of plagiarism is blowin’ in the wind for Bob Dylan. Phrases sprinkled throughout the rock legend’s lecture for his Nobel Prize in literature are very similar to phrases from the summation of “Moby Dick” on SparkNotes, a sort of online “Cliff’s Notes” that’s familiar to modern students looking
Most people who search on Google, share on Facebook and shop on Amazon have never heard of Sir Tim-Berners-Lee. But they might not be doing any of those things had he not invented the World Wide Web. Berners-Lee, 61, is this year’s recipient of the A.M. Turing Award, computing’s version