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Arts, Culture & Media

Chinese novels

Host Lisa Mullins talks with The World's book critic, Chris Merrill, about two Chinese novels recently out in English translations: the books are "Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out" by Mo Yan, and "Wolf Totem� by Jiang Rong.

Arts, Culture & Media

World Digital Library Goes Live

A UNESCO project went online today. It's the World Digital Library. It's a collaboration among libraries and cultural institutions around the world that are making some of their treasures available on line. The World's Alex Gallafent has the story.

Conflict & Justice

Global Hit: Shimon Peres

Israeli President Shimon Peres; He's been in Israeli politics for more than half a century. Turns out, that whole time, he's also been writing poems. And some of those poems have now been set to music. Daniel Estrin has today's Global Hit.