When rappers become literary gurus, times are truly a-changin’

This file photo taken on June 11, 2009 shows US singer Bob Dylan performing during the 37th AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Michael Douglas at Sony Pictures in Culver City, California. Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. PHOTO | KEVIN WINTER | AFP

What you need to know:

  • In 1913, Indian musician Rabindranath Tagore won the prize, but then he was also a poet, artist, novelist and all-round guru.

This week, allow me to become a bit of a dilettante.

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