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Nobel Dissent

Tuesday 18th October / posted by Chris Wheeldon

Last week Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

The songwriter and poet meets the Nobel criteria of being a ‘great benefit to mankind’ - but the award’s been met with some criticism arguing it should not be given to songwriters.

Author Irvine Welsh who described it as an “an ill conceived nostalgia award wrenched from the rancid prostates of senile, gibbering hippies”.

It’s a sentiment local author Robert Schofield shares - he joined Dylan Websdane on The Mag to discuss.

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