Thu., October 11, 2012 7:30am (EDT)

Chinese Author, Mo Yan, Awarded 2012 Nobel Prize In Literature
By Eyder Peralta
Updated: 2 years ago

Mo Yan, the Chinese author, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature this morning.

Mo Yan, the Nobel committee wrote uses his "hallucinatory realism" to merge "folk tales, history and the contemporary."

The 57-year-old writer is best known for his book Red Sorghum: A Novel Of China.

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