Nick is the Arts & Culture Editor at The Conversation. He is a recent graduate of the Creative Writing Program at Columbia's School of the Arts, and has worked as a freelance writer and researcher as well as in politics.
A decade ago, in October 2009, Barack Obama learned that he had won the Nobel Peace Prize. He was uncomfortable with the prize, saying that he didn’t feel that he deserved “to be in the company of so many of the transformative figures who’ve been...
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