Part IV of our series on China and the Nobel Prize for Literature. LARB's Asia editors Megan Shank and Jeffrey Wasserstrom asked a number of prominent writers and critics to discuss their choices for the Nobel Prize in Literature. We published four [here], four [here], two [here], and today two more.
The Necessary Language of the Everyday:
Anjum Hasan on Reading Wang Anyi
The Theater of Cruelty:
Jiwei Xiao on Mo Yan’s Sandalwood Death