J.K. Rowling tops the latest list of best-selling foreign authors in China. Mei Jia reports that this market is growing.
The night before Nobel laureate author Mo Yan picked up his award, he spoke to Swedish students in a cinema prior to the screening of the 1987 film Red Sorghum based on his namesake novel.
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Neatly putting an emphasis on his storytelling craft is how writer Mo Yan prefaced his Nobel Lecture in Literature speech. Special: Mo Yan
Mo Yan, this year's winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, arrives at the Grand Hotel where he will stay in Stockholm, capital of Sweden on Dec 6, 2012.
China's Nobel literature winner Mo Yan on Thursday called for more attention on Chinese literature from readers around the world, and said he would produce more quality works in the future.
Mo Yan, the winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature, was in a humorous frame of mind as he covered a number of topics during a news conference in Stockholm on Thursday.
Mo Yan has explained that the drive for his writing career comes from the strong impulse he feels to tell the stories looming in his mind.
A Chinese writer was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature several days ago.