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Bob Dylan Called “Arrogant” by Nobel Academy Member – Evan Minsker – Pitchfork – October 22, 2016

Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize in Literature, and then, he didn’t acknowledge the honor. He didn’t talk about it at his shows, didn’t return the Nobel committee’s emails, and though it was mentioned on his website, even that acknowledgement disappeared. In an interview about Dylan’s silence, one member of the Swedish Academy—the group that awards the prize—had some harsh words for the singer/songwriter, AP reports. “One can say that it is impolite and arrogant,” said Per Wästberg. “He is who he is.”  

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