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Yan Mo

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About The Author

Mo Yan is a writer and president emeritus of the Chinese Literature and Art Research Institute. In 2012, he was awarded the Nobel Prize, becoming China’s first Nobel Laureate for literature. He has written novels, essays, and short stories, and is best known for Life and Death Are Wearing Me OutFrog, and Red Sorghum, which was adapted into the Berlin International Film Festival Golden Bear–winning film of the same name. He has won multiple awards, including the International Nonino Prize, the Newman Prize for Chinese Literature, and the Mao Dun Literature Prize. His picture book The Gale is adapted from his short story of the same name.

Books by Yan Mo