The Nobel Prize in Literature 2017

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2017

The Swedish Academy Nobel Library

The Swedish Academy Nobel Library

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2017

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2017

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Old Town, Stockholm

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2017

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2017

The Swedish Academy is an independent cultural institution, founded in 1786 by King Gustaf III in order to advance the Swedish language and Swedish literature. The Academy has also awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature since 1901.

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The Nobel Prize in Literature 2017

Press release5 Oct 2017

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2017 is awarded to to the English author Kazuo Ishiguro

“who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world”.

The Permanent Secretary

The Nobel Prize in literature 2017

Press release2 Oct 2017

The Swedish Academy will announce this year’s Nobel Laureate in literature at 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 5 in the Grand Hall in the Exchange.

Bob Dylan's Nobel Lecture

Press release5 Jun 2017

The Swedish Academy has received Bob Dylan’s Nobel Lecture. The speech is extraordinary and, as one might expect, eloquent. Now that the Lecture has been delivered, the Dylan adventure is coming to a close.

The Nobel Lecture

Press release18 Nov 2016

The Swedish Academy has decided not to organize an alternative plan for the Nobel Lecture traditionally held on December 7. There is a chance that Bob Dylan will be performing in Stockholm next year, possibly in the spring, in which case he will have a perfect opportunity to deliver his lecture.