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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Mo Yan worthy of the Nobel Prize for literature

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Mo Yan worthy of Nobel Prize The award of the prestigious Nobel Prize to individuals deemed to have conferred the "greatest benefit of mankind" guarantees that every choice is open to debate. The Swedish Academy's decision to give the literature prize to Chinese author Mo Yan is no exception. While the nation basks in glory and hails it as belated ...

  2. News - China - LITERATURE

    Mo Yan to leave Beijing tomorrow for date with Nobel Prize glory

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Mo Yan ready to fly out for date with Nobel glory Novelist Mo Yan will leave Beijing tomorrow to receive the first Nobel Prize for literature awarded ... literature prize, on Friday. The next day, he will attend the annual Nobel Prize Concert, where German conductor Christoph Eschenbach will take the stage with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic ...

  3. News - China - LITERATURE

    After staying in step with censors, Mo Yan can dance to his own tune

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Author Mo Yan learns to dance to another tune As a novelist who has managed to excel under the mainland's strict censorship regime, Nobel Prize laureate Mo ... since the Nobel Prize was announced last month that the brothers still have not been able to meet for a chat about it. ...

  4. Telling Times

    Posted Apr 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1991 and thereafter more in demand for her views on moral and racial issues. Other clues to Gordimer can be found in the essay What Being South African ... there 'long enough'. Then there is Questions Journalists Don't Ask, in which she interviews herself. Asked why she declined to be on the shortlist of the Orange Prize (for women), she ...

  5. Bidding for souvenir torch hits HK$1.7m

    Posted May 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by Nobel Prize-winning author Gao Xingjian. The first Chinese to win a Nobel Prize for literature, Gao offered autographed copies of his new book, a collection of recent water-ink paintings. By 8pm ...

  6. Read all about it

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Paul McGuire

    ... of the adult sessions may appeal to teen bookworms. One of the festival's biggest draws is Irish poet Seamus Heaney, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995. On March 6, he will read ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LITERATURE

    Jeet Thayil on short list for Man Asian Literary Prize

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... resort, on the eve of a military coup, this dark family saga is a brilliant comic satire." Pamuk won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2006. But Jaggi said past accolades would sway ... Narcopolis, which was also shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, joins four other novels spanning Turkey to Tokyo. The novelists, including a Nobel Laureate, come from Malaysia, Pakistan, ...

  8. Other Colours- Essays and a Story

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... in this collection, the lecture he gave last October- 'My Father's Suitcase'- after being awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize for Literature. The early essays are packed with autobiographical detail ... Nights,' says Turkey's first and only Nobel literature laureate Orhan Pamuk in his new collection Other Colours- Essays and a Story. 'One is that no one has ever managed to read the book ...

  9. And the rest is history

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... of course, to vision', Gordon said. This years' event reflects the organisers' lofty standard with the inclusion of a winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Irish poet Seamus ... Martel, whose Booker Prize-wining Life of Pi was released that year. 'It's all getting up to an international standard,' Vittachi told Time. The 2004 festival delivered another ...

  10. Paint it bleak

    Posted Apr 04th 2006, 12:00am by Jessica Caplan

    ... and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 1969 exposed the comedy of the human condition, painting bleak landscapes tinged with humour and wit. 'The comedy's there- it's ...




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