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  • Author finds clues to real life in his whodunit fiction

    2012-10-16 10:17

    In just two years, Sun Yi-sheng has been a chemistry major, factory guard, pesticide chemist and writer, but the 26-year-old says writing is his calling.

  • On otters, opium and tea

    2012-10-16 10:15

    A US author examines China's trade with his homeland from the time of colonial America. Kelly Chung Dawson reports in New York.

  • Chinese students will study laureate's works

    2012-10-15 09:34

    After winning the Nobel Prize for Literature, Mo Yan will soon have the honor of having tens of millions of Chinese high school students exposed to his work in textbooks.

  • An award for all Asians' aspirations

    2012-10-15 09:28

    Singaporean writer and poet Felix Cheong says he was elated upon hearing Mo Yan had won this year's Nobel Prize for Literature.

  • A fixation on international validation is fulfilled

    2012-10-15 09:22

    Much has been written about China's so-called Nobel complex - a fixation on the country's failure to produce a laureate in literature.

  • Words for the world

    2012-10-15 09:15

    Mo Yan's Noble Prize for Literature on Thursday might ignite an explosion of global interest in Chinese literature and lead to more titles translated into English.

  • From books to blockbusters

    2012-10-12 10:13

    Mo Yan's works have had mixed success on the big screen, and his brush with cinematic fame started with a bang.

  • Sound bytes

    2012-10-12 09:57

    Mo Yan has been at the forefront of the exploration and creation of Chinese literature over his more than 30 years of writing.

  • Mo pens Nobel success story

    2012-10-12 09:55

    Writer praised for 'hallucinatory realism' wins recognition from the Swedish Academy, Liu Wei reports.

  • Faulty starts from books to films

    2012-10-11 19:48

    Mo Yan's brush with cinematic fire started with a bang.

  • Ambivalent amphibian

    2012-10-11 19:47

    Reading Mo Yan's latest novel, Wa (Frogs, 2009), is both rewarding and unsettling.

  • Mo Yan's booklist

    2012-10-11 19:47

    Mo Yan's booklist