Tag Archives: Mo Yan

December 08

Mo Yan’s Nobel Prize Lecture

I just had a lovely moment reading Mo Yan’s Nobel Prize Lecture. There are moments like this: “I am a storyteller, so I am going to tell you some stories. When I was a third-grade student in the 1960s, my school organized a field trip to an exhibit of suffering, where, under the direction of […]

Mo Yan Wins the Nobel Prize for Literature

For those of you who think you can bet on this competition, I say give up now and promise me you will never try again.  Mo Yan of China has won the 20102 Nobel Prize for Literature. Mo Yan Born: 1955, Gaomi, China Residence at the time of the award: China Prize motivation: “who with hallucinatory realism merges […]