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The New York Review of Books' Perry Link re-enters the energetic debate over the awarding of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature to Chinese novelist Mo Yan.
Intizar Husain's 'Basti' reaches American readers.
The latest Nobel Laureate in Literature didn't write his books to serve a political agenda, argues Charles Laughlin.
Join the Chackos family's quest for happiness in 1980s Madras, ahead of the author's appearance at Asia Society New York.
Bangladeshi, Indian, and Pakistani novelists recently hosted by Asia Society are finalists for this year's DSC Prize for South Asian Literature.
Hamid Dabashi on a "language of resistance."
Sheng discusses the recent English translation of her acclaimed novel.
The Chinese artist's latest work is a literally iconic work of fiction.
Learn about his new book prior to Nov. 29 author talk.
One of China's leading new novelists puts a human face on the phenomenon of mass migration.
The current director of the University of Iowa's International Writing Program reflects on the "incalculable good" Hualing Nieh contributed to world literature.
What does it mean to be human? Explore this age-old question through the creative subversions of Persian literary traditions.
Mo Yan's Nobel Prize inspires mixed responses among China's Internet community.
What the prize means for the new Nobel Laureate.
Harper Lee's classic comes to Asia Society's stage.
Tarun Tejpal on his brutal look at Delhi life.
Inside a brutal new novel about Delhi's underbelly.
Pulitzer winner Sheryl WuDunn discusses documentary that educates on women's issues.

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