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  1. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: Pow!, by Mo Yan

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Yiyun Li Pow! by Mo Yan translated by Howard Goldblatt Seagull Books Mo Yan's first novel to appear in English since the Nobel honour, Pow! reads like public masturbation; at times ... in a mishmash of nightmares. Who needs these hackneyed hallucinations? Certainly Mo Yan does, as without them he would have a bigger challenge: to tackle the gritty realism of his fictional world. ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - LITERATURE

    Mo Yan wins Nobel Prize for Literature

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Mo Yan wins world's highest honour for literature with writing rooted in Chinese tradition and influenced by Western peers Chinese writer wins nobel Author Mo Yan made history yesterday by becoming the first Chinese national to win the Nobel Prize for literature. Although mainland-born Gao Xingjian won the literature prize 12 years ago, he ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books

    Mo Yan's Boxer Rebellion novel an orgy of pain and pleasure

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Mo Yan's Boxer Rebellion novel is an emotional see-saw, a magical, operatic, violent historical epic An orgy of pain and pleasure Mo Yan's first novel to be published ... known to man (the Yama Hoop, the 500 Cuts), Zhao Jia's most dastardly invention gives Mo's novel its title: "The gist of it is that a pointed sandalwood stake is inserted ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books

    Way of the mystic

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 02:32pm by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen Mo Yan, beloved for his humanistic fiction, learned to appreciate the extraordinary in ordinary rural communities, writes Vivian Chen Republished from South China Morning Post, September 30, 2008 Presented with the richest prize for Chinese-language literature, mainland novelist Mo Yan jokes that he will probably spend the HK$300,000 cash award stocking up on rice. ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, May 19, 2013

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Peking University talk Nobel Prize winners Chen Ning Yang and Mo Yan discussed science and literature with students at Peking University on Wednesday in a rare exchange. According to Yang, 91, ... According to Mo Yan, the 2012 Nobel laureate in literature, there is more freedom in literature than in physics and chemistry. Mo Yan praised Yang as a genius while admitting he was very poor ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - NOBEL PRIZES

    Alice Munro, Haruki Murakami among Nobel literature favourites

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 03:23pm by Agence France-Presse in Stockholm

    ... writer was ahead of China’s Mo Yan on Unibet. Munro was in fourth and third place on the respective sites. The Swedish Academy is known for its cloak-and-dagger methods to prevent any leaks about ...

  7. News - World - LITERATURE

    Obituary: Garcia Marquez, an influence ‘all over the planet’

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:52am by AFP

    ... referring to the imaginary village of Macondo in “One Hundred Years of Solitude”. In China, writer Mo Yan, who won the Nobel prize for literature in 2012, was so bowled over by that novel that he ... writing is based on a village view of the world. Salman Rushdie As with Garcia Marquez, “Magical realism” is a feature of Mo Yan’s work, she said. “One finds it in particular when they evoke ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: 'Lenin's Kisses' by Yan Lianke

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by SOPHIE CHEN JIN

    ... Sophie Chen Jin Lenin's Kisses  by Yan Lianke Chatto & Windus   Nothing exemplifies the absurd aspect of China's economic growth like the rash of museums and theme parks sprouting nationwide: the Watermelon Museum in Beijing retells Chinese history through the fruit; Mo Yan's hometown, Gaomi in Shandong province, reacts to his Nobel Prize with pride and a plan ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE

    Chinese researchers discover why so many writers are heavy smokers

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 06:03am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... and schizophrenia. "However much you may want to be a great writer, don't try it. The benefit is not worth the risk," Lei said. Many famous writers were notorious smokers. Mo Yan, who won ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Meet Göran Malmqvist, Nobel Prize member and champion of Chinese literature

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:37am by Janice Leung

    ... of the selection panel, of a conflict of interest because he was a friend of the dissident Chinese writer and had translated many of his works. A similar controversy emerged 12 years later when Mo Yan became the second Chinese author to win the prize. "Actually, I met Mo Yan here for the first time in 1990, by this pond," Malmqvist says, seated by a pool of koi at Chinese University ...




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