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Nobel Prize in Literature to Be Announced Oct. 7

award.jpgOn Thursday, October 7th at 1 p.m. CET, the Swedish Academy will announce the winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature. The announcement will be made in Stockholm, Sweden.

According to the UK betting site, Ladbrokes, Polish poet Adam Zagajewski, the Syrian poet Adonis, and the Korean poet Ko Un all have 8/1 odds of winning the prize. Swedish author Tomas Transtromer has the best chance with 5/1 odds. Japan’s Haruki Murakami and Autstralia’s Les Murray both have 11/1 odds of winning.

Check it out: “The announcement, and an interview with Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, about the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literaturewill later be published here as video on-demand.” (Via Michael Orthofer)

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.