The Nobel Prize for Literature is traditionally announced on the first Thursday in October, meaning we expect an announcement on October 6th this year.
Along with everyone else in publishing, we excitedly await the news. To distract ourselves in the interim, we decided to pull together our list of likely candidates:
And my personal dark horse choice:
In case you’re an obsessive punter (and, with all the poker mania, who isn’t these days), you can see some odds on the prizewinner here and here. If you want, we could put you in touch with a guy who knows a guy who could put some money down for you.