Thursday, 26th May 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search

‘Confidence in the Academy is so low’

The Nobel Prize in Literature will not be awarded this year following sex-abuse allegations and other issues that have affected the public image of the Swedish Academy that selects the winner.

Related

12 Aug 2018
Trinidad-born British author V.S. Naipaul, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2001, has died at his home in London aged 85, the BBC reported on Saturday (August 11).
21 Mar 2019
The professor who was told to 'stay at home and have babies' wins 'Nobel Prize of mathematics'.
27 Sep 2019
Guardian Talks takes an in-depth look at Nigeria's reading culture and the 2019 Nigerian Prize for Literature sponsored by NLNG.
12 Oct 2019
James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz and have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics for their research on exoplanets and cosmology.
11 Oct 2019
97 year-old John Goodenough, who has been co-awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry, says it's 'very nice to receive' such recognition. Of his role in inventing lithium-ion batteries that power modern mobile devices he says 'the lawyers always end up with the money', and on a more serious note he warns that humanity must wean itself off fossil fuels.
12 Oct 2019
Nobel literature laureate Peter Handke says he's "astonished" at being picked for the 2019 award. He tells reporters at his home outside Paris that "I need to carry on as if none of this had happened."
11 Oct 2019
Nobel Prize in Literature: The most prestigious award in world books goes to...
10 Nov 2019
French literature appeals to a growing readership abroad
23 Apr 2020
The mother of modern African literature
24 May 2020
The novel Efuru established Nigerian author Flora Nwapa as the first African woman to publish a book in English. Her work set the stage for the emergence of female writers in Nigeria and other African countries.
25 Jun 2020
A group of Nobel Prize laureates has urged the government of Cameroon and separatist rebel forces to cease fighting and let health workers tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
8 Aug 2020
The novel Efuru established Nigerian author Flora Nwapa as the first African woman to publish a book in English. Her work set the stage for the emergence of female writers in Nigeria and other African countries.