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Nobel Prizes bring sudden fame, cash and royal handshake [Sweden]:
[...] For literature, Ladbrokes gave its shortest odds to the Syrian poet, Adonis; the Korean poet, Ko Un; the American novelist Joyce Carol Oates; and the Swedish poet, Tomas Trans­tromer.

“It has been a while since poetry got a Nobel Prize,” said Anna Tillgren, with Bonniers Publishing house.

The last pure poet to win the prize was Wislawa Szymborska of Poland in 1996. [...]
Wanna bet on it?

Adonis (Ali Ahmad Said Asbar) (2/1 odds)
Ko Un (6/1 odds)
Thomas Transtromer (6/1 odds)
Joyce Carol Oates 7/1
Hugo Claus 9/1
Claudio Magris 11/1
Antoni Tabucchi 12/1
Milan Kundera 12/1
Cees Nooteboom 16/1
Jean Marie Gustav Le Clezio 25/1
Philip Roth 25/1
Don DeLillo 33/1
Eeva Kilpi 33/1
Inger Christensen 40/1
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