2012 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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The Nobel Prize in Literature 2012 was awarded to Mo Yan "who with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary." Born in 1955, the Chinese novelist and short story writer ("Mo Yan," his pen name, means "don't speak" in Chinese) blends fantasy, history, and social and political criticism; many of his works have been banned. Red Sorghum (1987) portrayed the hardships of farmers in the early years of Communism. In his most recent work, Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out (2008), a benevolent...

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