Re: Nobel Prize in Literature 2010 Speculation
Obviously. Albert Camus, Jean-Paul Sartre, Jul?o Cort?zar, Gabriel Garc?a M?rquez, Mario Vargas Llosa, Milan Kundera, Naguib Mahfouz, Jos? Saramago, Orhan Pamuk, Jorge Luis Borges, Heinrich B?ll, Eug?ne Ionesco, Samuel Beckett, William Golding, Boris Pasternak, Chinua Achebe, G?nter Grass, Raymond Queneau, Anthony Burgess, V.S. Naipaul, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Doris Lessing, Carlos Fuentes, Wole Soyinka, Italo Calvino, Nadine Gordimer, Umberto Eco, Salman Rushdie, Ian McEwan, Haruki Murakami, Kazuo Ishiguro, Michael Ondaatje, Herta M?ller, J.M.G Le Cl?zio and Kenzaburo Oe are second-rate writers who really should just give up on writing and plough a field or something. The United States of America, that's where literature's at.
Originally Posted by adaorardor
Somehow, I doubt Mr. Roth has read even half of these authors. He has greatly discouraged me from reading any of his books with a silly statement like that.
and houses, roads, avenues are as fugitive, alas, as the years. - Marcel Proust