You might have heard Mario Vargas Llosa, Visiting Lecturer in Creative Writing for the Lewis Center, won the Nobel Prize in Literature a few weeks ago. So you’d think, hey, guy’s a big deal, probably wants to get out a place like Princeton.
Nope. Vargas Llosa still happily gets up at 5:30 a.m., boards NJTransit in Manhattan, and commits himself to a “Kafkaesque commute” to our collegiate hamlet.
Nobel Prize winner, novelist and playwright, Peruvian presidential candidate, rival (and physical aggressor) of novelist Gabriel Garcia Márquez — Vargas Llosa’s a lot of things. Add “great Princeton professor” to that.
Read more at the New York Times.