For Mo Yan, the Politics of Being a Chinese Literary Figure

Aired: 10/11/2012 | 0:08:14 | Clip
Jeffrey Brown talks to Charles Laughlin of the University of Virginia and Xiao Qiang at the University of California, Berkeley about prolific writer and Nobel Laureate Mo Yan, whose detractors cite a cozy relationship with Chinese state media and a savviness about staying away from topics sensitive to the Communist government.