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ASSOCIATED PRESS Authoritarian government "corrupts all society," Peruvian Nobel literature laureate Mario Vargas Llosa told students at a Shanghai school on Tuesday.

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Nobel Prize-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa on Thursday said he hoped Argentine president Cristina Fernandez's insistence on freedom of expression would be contagious. Ms. Fernandez prevented Argentine intellectuals from blocking Mr. Vargas Llosa's keynote address at the nation's annual book fair. (Associated Press)

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Winning the Nobel Prize for literature "is totally unexpected, a real surprise," Mario Vargas Llosa tells reporters. (Associated Press)

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Books by Mario Vargas Llosa are displayed at a public library in Lima, Peru. The Swedish Academy said it honored the 74-year-old author "for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual's resistance, revolt and defeat." (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa (AP Photo/Scanpix/Fredrik Persson, File)