Tuesday, October 16, 2012

News at Eleven: Dissident Chinese writer Liao Yiwu, who

lives in Germany, on Saturday savaged China's Nobel Prize-winning author Mo Yan as a "state poet", close to the communist regime.

"I was shocked," Liao told German news magazine Der Spiegel, according to excerpts from an interview published on Saturday.

from AFP: Dissident Chinese writer brands Mo Yan a 'state poet'
from China Post: Mo Yan, the Nobel and translation


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