Mo Yan's brush with cinematic fire started with a bang.
Reading Mo Yan's latest novel, Wa (Frogs, 2009), is both rewarding and unsettling.
Mo Yan's booklist
The Journey of Young Prince Houpili to the West, is a well-crafted fictional romance between a Chinese prince and a Venetian baroness that ends without even beginning.
He is an ambassador from Seychelles who has written a novel on a young Chinese prince's path to Venice. Find out where Philippe Le Gall got his inspiration.
For Lisa Xia, who moved to the United States at age 4, her mother's story was one more symbol of the distance between them, an account of a history that felt worlds away. So when a documentary-film maker interviewed the two women in hope of adapting the book for the screen, it was clear that their relationship should play a pivotal role in the story.
The release of The Casual Vacancy is one of the highlights of the publishing calendar this year, with hefty sales expected for J.K. Rowling.
Captain America has a new job with perks, a spacious office and a title that others spend millions of dollars to get: Mr. President.
Finnegans Wake, a hugely complicated work by Irish author James Joyce, will get a reception from Chinese readers in September.
More than 30 writers from Henan province convened in Beijing in early September for the Beijing International Book Fair.
Former miner and 'the king of short stories', Liu Qingbang artfully describes the rural-urban divide in contemporary China.
In the Babel that is New York City, literary tastes among immigrant cultures turn out to be as different as their cuisines.