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  • Mad dash for Nobel winner Mo's latest book

    2012-10-18 10:30

    A new book by Nobel laureate Mo Yan hit the Chinese market on Wednesday amid "Mo Mania", which has swept the country since the writer was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature on Oct 11.

  • J.K. Rowling jokes about '50 Shades'

    2012-10-18 10:01

    Promoting her new "adult" novel, J.K. Rowling finds it amusing that the most famous "adult" fiction of the moment is the erotic trilogy "50 Shades of Grey".

  • 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.