What took them so long?
That’s the only question for the Nobel committee that finally chose Bob Dylan toreceive the Nobel Prize in Literature this year.
It’s not as if some new work suddenly clinched the deal. Mr. Dylan has been recognized by anyone who cares about words — not to mention music — since the 1960s, when he almost immediately earned an adjective as his own literary and musical school: Dylanesque. http://nyti.ms/2dTaGBr