Nobel Prize For Bob Dylan?


In a fascinating Op/Ed piece in today’s (Spet. 29, 2013) New York Times titled “Knock, Knock, Knockin’ on Nobel’s Door,” culture critic Bill Wyman argues that it’s time for the Swedish Academy to honor Dylan, “a fierce and uncompromising poet whose writing, 50 years on, still crackles with relevance,” and give him the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Read Wyman’s essay here.

About Michael Goldberg

Michael Goldberg is a distinguished pioneer in the online music space; Newsweek magazine called him an ‘Internet visionary.’ In 1994 he founded Addicted To Noise (ATN), the highly influential music web site. He was a senior vice-president and editor in chief at SonicNet from March 1997 through May 2000. In 1997, Addicted To Noise won Webby awards for best music site in 1998 and 1999, and also won Yahoo Internet Life! awards for three years running as best music site in 1998, 1999 and 2000. Prior to starting Addicted To Noise, Goldberg was an editor and senior writer at Rolling Stone magazine for 10 years. His writing has also appeared in Wired, Esquire, Vibe, Details, Downbeat, NME and numerous other publications. Michael recently completed his first novel, Days of the Crazy-Wild, and is currently writing a second novel.

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