‘I believed it’: John Banville was told he won 2019 Nobel Prize in hoax call
The Irish Times
Author says he was phoned by Swedish Academy number shortly before Thursday’s announcement
all pranks are awful but this is particularly cruel 😭
Wow this made me cry
Banville would be 1,000 times better than Handke. The Nobel prize is another word for “Swedish bingo.” (Except when they get it right. Heaney! Morrison!)
Wow, that's mean.
This is so so sad, I feel so bad