Herta Muller, Mo Yan, Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio – for many of us, the Nobels have become doubly educational: We simultaneously learn of an author’s existence and find out that we ought to have been reading him or her all along.

Herta Muller, Mo Yan, Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio – for many of us, the Nobels have become doubly educational: We simultaneously learn of an author’s existence and find out that we ought to have been reading him or her all along.