The Nobel Prize for Literature goes to Mario Vargas Llosa

The award was announced this morning. In a speech in 1967, upon receiving another prize for literature he said,” Literature is a form of permanent insurrection and cannot accept strait-jackets.  Any attempt to bend its angry, rebellious nature is doomed to failure.  Literature might die but it will never be conformist.” 

I think I just found my long weekend reading material! /JD


Leave a comment

Filed under Now Read This!, The Reading Life

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s