October 09, 2010
The Murakami Factor
The 2010 Nobel Prize for Literature went to Peruvian author Llosa. But Japan’s most celebrated contemporary writer must surely stand a chance in the future.
May 28, 2010
This writer once went on a spiritual trek through mountainous southwest China.
May 27, 2010
This ‘nonconformist’ writer supports human rights and denounces nuclear weapons.
May 26, 2010
This literary great sent a friend to accept his Nobel Prize for him in 1973.
May 25, 2010
This iconic writer and Asian Nobel Laureate brought ‘beauty’ and ‘Japan’ together.
May 24, 2010
This popular literary figure was the first Asian to win a Nobel Literature prize.
May 21, 2010
Nobel Literature Series
Despite big changes in literature, we’ve found reason to turn the focus back on it.