Yippee! I’m a poet, and I know it; hope I don’t blow it. (I Shall Be Free No. 10, Bob Dylan, 1964) When I read the breaking news last night about Bob Dylan being awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for literature, I said, “What?” Despite everything, I realised, I too had (unconsciously) pigeon-holed him unfairly, despite having a full collection of all his books and music.