Today, the happiest of turmoils all over the world.

Announcement of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature to Bob Dylan, presented by Professor Sara Danius, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, on 13 October 2016.

“Today, the happiest of turmoils all over the world. Rightly a tribute to the arteven more than to the artist, the Nobel triumph – like the art itself – will endure. For the triumph of genius does the heart good, and not only the heart. “

— Christopher Ricks

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