Thursday, February 17, 2022

Feb. 17: Mo Yan, Chinese author


Mo Yan (1955 - ) (born Guan Moye) Chinese novelist and short story writer whose winning of the Nobel Prize in Literature (2012) stirred controversy for his pro-Communist-Party associations. His best-known work in the west is the 1987 Red Sorghum Clan, which revolves around three generations of a family in Shandong (the author's home province) between 1923 and 1976. To date he has written ten other novels, as well as collections of short stories and novellas, and essays.


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