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I tried to find my posts about him, Bjorn, in vain. From memory, i liked him very much, but he gave me pause (the search function thing is driving me nuts; shall try Cleanthes' suggestion again) The stroke of his brush, sweep of his humanity is i think Eurocentric and culturally, politically conservative with a small c; these being the sensibilities etc et that fund and drive his internatiionalism onwards; he's erudite, passionate, but perhaps blinkered. I'm sorry to lack the nuance of my earlier posts about

As to Murakami, yes, i'm with Jake and Marcel on this one

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Nobel Prize 2016 · General discussion