View Poll Results: Please vote for the Nobel Prize Winner you would like to read by April 30th.

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  • My Name is Red

    4 36.36%
  • The Grapes of Wrath

    0 0%
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude

    1 9.09%
  • Magician of Lublin

    0 0%
  • The Spire

    1 9.09%
  • Siddartha

    1 9.09%
  • Kristin Lavransdatter

    1 9.09%
  • The Saga of Gösta Berling

    0 0%
  • A Fable

    3 27.27%
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    Pičce de Résistance Scheherazade's Avatar
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    May '12 / Nobel Winners Reading Poll

    Please nominate the winner of the Nobel Prize for Fiction (along with one of their books) you would like to read in April in this thread by March 31st.

    Please remember that:

    - Only those members with 50+ posts can nominate.

    - One nomination per member.

    - Only the first 10 nominations will be included in the poll.


    The Book Club readings are for those who would like to read and discuss books together with other members.

    If you are not able to take part or unwilling to (re)read your own nominations, please refrain from nominating book.





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    My Name is Red By Orhan Pamuk

    Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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    The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

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    One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

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    Isaac Singer - Magician of Lublin:

    http://www.amazon.com/Magician-Lubli...d_bxgy_b_img_c
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    The Spire by William Golding
    Sadly it had to end, a bad relationship just got worse, and all because the lady didn't love Shakespeare's sonnets.

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    Siddhartha by Herman Hesse (Does it count that I have already read this book?)

    edit: NVM. I do not mind re-reading this wonderful classic!

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    Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset
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    Hello,

    I would like to join in May's book read and would like to nominate something but I'm confused. I've found a list of Nobel winners but a particular work doesn't seem to be chosen for each person, so can we just choose anything that they wrote?

    Hope someone can help me. Thanks.
    "...You are not wrong, who deem
    That my days have been a dream;
    Yet if hope has flown away
    In a night, or in a day,
    In a vision, or in none,
    Is it therefore the less gone?..." E. A. Poe

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    That was my understanding, yes
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    Nominations so far:

    1. My Name is Red By Orhan Pamuk

    2. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

    3. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

    4. Magician of Lublinby Isaac Singer:

    5. The Spire by William Golding

    6. Siddhartha by Herman Hesse

    7. Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset
    Quote Originally Posted by Veho View Post
    I've found a list of Nobel winners but a particular work doesn't seem to be chosen for each person, so can we just choose anything that they wrote?

    Hope someone can help me. Thanks.
    Yes, Veho. The Nobel is awarded to a person but we can nominate any work of theirs for May.
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    Okay, thank you.

    I'll nominate The Saga of Gösta Berling by Selma Lagerlöf.

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Saga-Gösta-B...=11M8ZLORM8UC8
    "...You are not wrong, who deem
    That my days have been a dream;
    Yet if hope has flown away
    In a night, or in a day,
    In a vision, or in none,
    Is it therefore the less gone?..." E. A. Poe

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    A Fable by Faulkner.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scheherazade View Post
    A Fable by Faulkner.
    I almost nominated that myself. Huzzah!!!

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    A Fable is also a Pulitzer winner
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