“Differences in Ideologies Must Not Hamper Progress”

In Feature Articles by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka The opening ceremony of the 61st Frankfurt Book Fair featured bestselling Chinese author Mo Yan who quoted Goethe’s concept of international literature, describing it as one that extends beyond borders, comingles cultures and accepts difference. The result, said Mo Yan, was the “amalgamation of thoughts and values.” Xi Jinping, vice president of the People’s Republic of China—a …