On the Shelf
The Mo Yan Culture Experience Zone, and Other News
October 23, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
Call now! How to Sharpen Pencils comes to a TV near you.
Robert Gottlieb talks about editing the lurid novel The Best of Everything.
“A Dog barks, someone eats a watermelon, a car drives away”: the signifiers of literary fiction.
“Harriet Klausner claims to be a speed-reader. In the last decade, this former librarian has reviewed over 28,000 books on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other sites.” On unmasking an online phenomenon.
Following Mo Yan’s Nobel win, the Chinese government has announced plans to turn his childhood home into the “Mo Yan Culture Experience Zone.”