Nobel morning: A chronological breakdown of the days first few minutes

7:00 AMish Lev Grossman (via his Twitter) starts it off like this: 7:31 AM The news comes that Herta Mueller wins!  Yippee! 7:35 AM I think back to this HTMLGiant post about a group of oddsmakers, and their picks for the prize.  I scan for Mueller’s name, and find nothing. I think to myself “somewhere, somebody just hit the jackpot if they bet on her.” 7:37 AM My friend comes on Gchat to complain how the Nobel people are “antisemitic” […]

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