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Nobel Literature Winner Sparks Some Controversy

Oct 12, 2012 (Morning Edition) — There's been celebration in China, after the Nobel literature prize was awarded to Chinese author Mo Yan. This is the first Nobel given to a Chinese not in exile or prison, and the author's relationship with the Chinese government has sparked criticism.

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