Mo Yan and tribulations of a Nobel prize in Provence
A few days ago, Mo Yan, the Chinese novelist, Nobel Prize for Literature in 2012, was in Aix en Provence and for the fourth time. Why such a loyalty? Mo Yan has not forgotten the support provided for years by a group of academics, translators, publishers, many of whom live in Provence in the south of France.
For the last five years he had not visited France, the country which has translated and published the … Lire la suite