Sunday, November 4, 2012
Friday, October 19, 2012
A Chinese city hopes to cash in on the success of its most famous resident, Nobel Literature Prize winner Mo Yan, by investing millions in a tourist zone dedicated to the writer, Chinese media said Thursday.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Just the mention of her name, J.K. Rowling, had the audience screaming and on its feet.
British novelist Hilary Mantel on Tuesday made literary history by becoming the first woman and the first British author to be a two-time winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
South Korea has lifted a ban on the erotic novel “The 120 Days of Sodom” by the 18th-century French nobleman and writer the Marquis de Sade, just weeks after barring it for “extreme obscenity.”
After a long, tangled journey that Franz Kafka could have written himself, an unseen treasure of writings by the surrealist author will be put on display and later online, an Israeli court ruled in documents released Sunday.
Monday, October 15, 2012
An independent Chinese writer's group has welcomed calls by Nobel prize winner Mo Yan for the early release of jailed fellow laureate Liu Xiaobo, but questioned his stance on freedom of speech.
Sunday, October 14, 2012
China's Nobel Prize-winning writer Mo Yan won praise Friday from supporters of the jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo after the officially tolerated writer called for his fellow laureate's freedom.
Michael Jackson was the ultimate entertainer, who oversaw all the details of his shows, from the slick choreography to the rhinestones and pearls carefully hand sewn onto his elaborate costumes, his longtime costume designer says.
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Chinese Nobel Literature Prize winner Mo Yan unexpectedly called for the release of jailed compatriot Liu Xiaobo — winner of the Nobel Peace Prize two years ago — after coming under fire from rights activists for not speaking up for Liu.