Bob Dylan finds room in his busy schedule to get his Nobel medal

Look who's come around and will accept their Nobel Prize in Literature now ...
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First he offered up public comments about his childhood in Minnesota. And now he's agreed to accept the Nobel prize that he'd been too busy to get back in December.

The times they are a-changin' indeed.

Bob Dylan, in his second turn from past grouch-like behavior in recent weeks, has agreed to meet with the Swedish Academy this weekend in Stockholm (where Dylan has two shows), the academy's Sara Danius wrote in a blog update Wednesday.

There, Dylan will officially be handed that Nobel Prize in Literature he won back in October – an honor he didn't acknowledge for a couple weeks, then said he was too busy to go to Sweden to take part in the ceremony. (He did write a lovely speech however.)

Dylan will get the medal and Nobel diploma, and the academy will congratulate him in person. But Danius makes it clear this is not a public event.

"The setting will be small and intimate, and no media will be present; only Bob Dylan and members of the Academy will attend, all according to Dylan’s wishes," she writes.

Also, there won't be a live Nobel lecture from Dylan, but the academy "has reason to believe" there will be a taped version later. A 2013 winner was the most recent honoree to do a taped lecture.

There is something of a deadline coming. As the BBC reported, Danius recently noted Dylan has until June 10 to perform the lecture – or lose out on the $900,000 in award money.

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