Interesting discussion about this on NPR yesterday which you can get at
> Personally I vote for Paul Auster who many (especially abroad) would consider
> ³one of our guys² and whose overall contribution (poems, novels, essays,
> scripts, film, BD/graphic novels, etc...) speaks for itself ....and
> potentially for Stuart Dybeck (but I havenıt read enough Dybeck to really
> know...yet that Coast of Chicagoı was wonderful)...but Dybeck (as far as I
> know) is not one of oursı...
> ...but Auster should be the best US candidate...in ourı select group
> curiously enough his name was not mentioned at all either in the radio
> discussion or in news articles...???...
> ...of course there are many others that would deserve it (the spot of US
> contender for the price) and I think immediately of Crumley...if Hemingway got
On 10/7/08 5:08 AM, "Sean Shapiro" <email@example.com> wrote:
> They already gave a Nobel to 'one of our guys'. Hemingway.
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>> > Yup, here it is:
>> > Nobel Chief Disparages U.S. as 'Too Insular' for Great Writing ...
>> > www.washingtonpost. com/wp-dyn/ content/article/ 2008/09/30/
>> > AR2008093002634. html
> That's right, too insular... does one need anything bigger than
> Oxford, Mississippi for a good workout of the mind? Hell, we all know
> where Solzhenitsin wrote much of his stuff. Real insular quarters, one
> might say.
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