Let me preface the following with my long standing, widely unpopular opinion — I never was a big fan of Bob Dylan.
Since he was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature last week, the Nobel committee hasn’t been able to track Dylan down. Committee Secretary Sara Danius told the Guardian they’ve been calling and sending emails to Dylan’s “closest collaborator” and gotten a positive response, but nothing official from the man himself. It’s not clear if he’ll show up for the award celebration on December 10.
“If he doesn’t want to come, he won’t come,” Danius said. “It will be a big party in any case and the honor belongs to him.”
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.