grammatological nobel?

Via an article from BookSlut:

French philosopher-writer Jacques Derrida was also seen as a possible winner of the 10-million-kronor $1.37 million prize.

“He is one of the biggest names in post-structuralism,” Thente said. “And Academy secretary Horace Engdahl and member Katarina Frostenson are known to be big fans of his.”

As much as I enjoy the intellectual games of criticism, I would be pretty horrified if they actually did that. The article talks at the end about the betting odds on different writers, which reminds me of the “market-pricing” approaches to determining who will win the presidential election.

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