“You’re stepping on my shadow, please back off,” she said.

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

Mo Yan Wins Nobel Prize for Literature


He could...go...all...the...way!!

Mo Yan scarfs up the big one. Get ready for a one hundred-and-eighty-degree about-face on the global significance of the Nobel Prize by The Global Times and other august state-run press enterprises...

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"The Nobel literature winner has been compared to William Faulkner and Gabriel Garcia Marquez—so why are critics calling his selection a ‘joke’? Duncan Hewitt digs into the Chinese national’s work—and the complaints against him."

See Duncan Hewitt's story at Hallucinatory Realism.

 Bruce Humes, October 11, 2012, 6:19p.m.


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