President Barack Obama presents rock legend Bob Dylan with a Medal of Freedom during a ceremony at the White House in 2012. The award was a prelude to the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature, announced last week.
President Barack Obama presents rock legend Bob Dylan with a Medal of Freedom during a ceremony at the White House in 2012. The award was a prelude to the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature, announced last week. Charles Dharapak AP file photo
President Barack Obama presents rock legend Bob Dylan with a Medal of Freedom during a ceremony at the White House in 2012. The award was a prelude to the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature, announced last week. Charles Dharapak AP file photo

Dylan's Nobel was overdue; lyrics are legitimate literature

October 15, 2016 2:31 PM