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Nobel Prize in Literature to be awarded after years of tumult

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Oct 8, 2020 ,
Nobel Prize in Literature to be awarded after years of tumult

The Nobel Prize in Literature is set to be awarded Thursday after quite loads of years of controversy and scandal for the world’s pre-eminent literary accolade.

A bronze bust of Alfred Nobel is pictured at the Stockholm Concert Hall in Stockholm, Sweden in this December 2019 characterize. The winner of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature is on account of be announced Thursday. (Claudio Bresciani/TT News Agency/Reuters)

The Nobel Prize in Literature is set to be awarded Thursday after quite loads of years of controversy and scandal for the world’s pre-eminent literary accolade.

In 2018 the award used to be postponed after sex abuse allegations rocked the Swedish Academy, the secretive physique that chooses the winners, and sparked a mass exodus of contributors.

After the academy revamped itself in a bid to catch the believe of the Nobel Foundation, two laureates had been named final 365 days, with the 2018 prize going to Poland’s Olga Tokarczuk and the 2019 award to Austria’s Peter Handke.