Tag Archives: Nobel Prize

Nobel Leak Suspected

A large number of bets on this year’s Nobel prize winner is causing the award jury to suspect a leak in the selection committee. Each year, the Swedish Academy’s pick is infamously hard to guess, but Ladbrokes, an onling gambling website, received such an astounding number of bets on the French writer that betting was […]

Le Clezio wins Nobel Prize

Today in Sweden, French writer Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio took home the Nobel Prize in Literature. Le Clezio’s books largely reflect the traveling and moving around he has done–his first book, written¬† in the French Riviera at age seven (!), was about the sea. He became more well-known at age 23, when he published The […]