Tidbits of Arabic News translated into English

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Nobel Prize in Literature

The Literature Nobel Prize winner was announced today, and the BBC Arabic followed the story. They did not, however, as far as I could tell, and I was watching, announce the Chemistry (or was it Physics) prize announced yesterday.

The Nobel Prize is awarded from Sweden. So, the BBC Arabic anchor mentioned Sweden, and then showed this Swedish man as he announced the prize:

This is the winner, Alice Munro:

I have heard of her, but I have not read any of her short stories. The real question is, what ought you to do to look like her when you're 82? I think I'm headed for bald and claw-like.

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