What was Bob Dylan’s reaction to the news that he had won the Nobel Prize for Literature? Nothing. He made no reference to it in the press or in his concerts. He didn’t call or take a call from the Swedish academy.
Lot of people, including the Nobel Committee, considered this to be arrogant. We fans considered it just another example of Dylan’s utter coolness. To ignore the Nobel Prize!
But now Dylan has responded. It turns out, he says, the award just left him “speechless.” Read more after the jump and follow the links. [Read more…]