Thursday, October 11, 2012

Mo Yan wins Nobel Literature Prize

The BBC reported just before noon that the Chinese author Mo Yan had been awarded the Nobel Prize for literature.
Mo Yan Red Sorghum
 
Mo Yan is the author's pen name and can be translated as "don't speak". He is a short story writer and the first Chinese resident to win this prestigious prize worth 8 million kroner (approx €925,000).

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