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2012 in literature

EventsEdit

New booksEdit

Fiction (literary)Edit

Children and young peopleEdit

DramaEdit

PoetryEdit

See 2012 in poetry

Science fiction and fantasyEdit

Crime, horror etc.Edit

Non-fictionEdit

DeathsEdit

AwardsEdit

 
Mo Yan in Stockholm to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  28. ^ DePalma, Anthony (May 15, 2012). "Carlos Fuentes, Mexican Man of Letters, Dies at 83". The New York Times.
  29. ^ George, Lynell (June 6, 2012). "Ray Bradbury, enduring author of fantasy, science fiction, dies at 91 – Page 2". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved June 7, 2012.
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  60. ^ "Chinese writer Mo Yan wins Nobel prize". The Irish Times. October 11, 2012. Retrieved October 11, 2012.

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