First he takes Manhattan, then he takes — the Nobel?

During a panel discussion at Blue Metropolis, Montreal’s international literary festival, a prominent Canadian radio host will make the case that songwriter, poet and novelist Leonard Cohen should win the Nobel Prize in Literature. (Michael Schaub agrees, and I can think of far less deserving writers whose names have been put forward.)

In 2003, Canada awarded Cohen its highest civilian honor for his achievements “in the arts and pop culture.”


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