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Xuefei Jin, who writes under the pseudonym Ha Jin, was born in 1956 in Liaoning
Province in northern China. His father was a military officer. In 1969, at only
14 years of age, Ha Jin joined the People's Liberation Army...
Albanian writer Ismail Kadare was born in Gjirokaster, Albania in 1936; his
father worked in the civil service. He studied at the Faculty of
History and Philology at the University of Tirana, graduating with...
Author of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen dies(Dec 20 2013) British novelist Paul Torday, who had a surprise best-seller with his debut novel "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen," has died at age 67, his publisher said...