DID YOU KNOW?
When I think about the Nobel Prize, I think about science or peace. I didn't realize they were given to recognize writers. Considering my love for literature and my status as an author, this fascinated me.
DID YOU KNOW:
- Any of SIX prizes are awarded annually, traditionally on the day that the founder, Alfred Nobel died.
- The fields awarded not only include the promotion of peace and the sciences of chemistry, physics, and physiology or medicine but also economics AND LITERATURE!
- Nobel Laureates are selected and awarded by the Nobel Foundation - a board of deputies appointed by Norwegian Parliament and some learned societies of Sweden.