Ahead of Saturday's Nobel Prize ceremony, writer pays tribute to his hero's poetic genius
The award-winning novelist makes a case for Bob's most neglected period
"Did I ever want to acquire the Sixties? No. But I own the Sixties – who's going to argue with me?"
The Godfather of Soul invented funk, befriended presidents and laid the foundations of rap. And he did it by defying the laws of space and time