There’s no chance winning the Nobel Prize for literature is going to change Bob Dylan.
At his concert the night it was announced he’d won the award that sparked an international debate over whether he deserved it, Dylan sang Frank Sinatra’s Why Try to Change Me Now.
The Guardian reports that Dylan isn’t returning calls from the Swedish Academy.
“Right now we are doing nothing. I have called and sent emails to his closest collaborator and received very friendly replies. For now, that is certainly enough,” the academy’s permanent secretary, Sara Danius, told state radio SR on Monday.
Danius thinks he’ll show up. If he doesn’t, she says it’ll be a nice party anyway.