Of the 111 years that the Nobel Prize had been established, to date, only 11 individuals that have connection, directly or indirectly, to China have been awarded. Some deny any linkage to China, while others are denied by the country. Of these awardees, only Mo Yan recognizes linkage to China and vice versa. As to what this means and what this implies for the country and the international community is a point to ponder. This discussion focuses on the foregoing.