Nobel Prize For Literature Announced Thursday
By Renee Montagne • Oct 11, 2012
Originally published on October 11, 2012 4:22 am
Mo Yan was one of three writers favored to win. He is perhaps best known in the West as the author of Red Sorghum, which was made into a film. He is only the second Chinese writer to win the Nobel — the other is poet Gao Xingjian, who won in 2000.