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I Did Not Kill My Husband

by Liu Zhenyun, Sylvia Li-chun Lin & Howard Goldblatt Arcade (October 14, 2014)

Li Xuelian, married to Qin Yuhe, is pregnant with their second child. Happy news? Not in China, with its one-child policy. It is a crime. What is she to do? Her only option is divorcing before the second child...


Yellow River Odyssey

by Bill Porter Chin Music Press Inc. (June 09, 2014)

Bill Porter, a.k.a Red Pine, connects modern China to its past in a riveting journey down the Yellow River.


Song of the Road

by Cyrus Stearns Wisdom Publications (December 17, 2012)

In Song of the Road, Tsarchen Losal Gyatso (1502-66), a tantric master of the Sakya tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, weaves ecstatic poetry, song, and accounts of visionary experiences into a record of pilgrimage...


Beijingwalks

by Don Cohn Holt Paperbacks (December 30, 2013)

Ever since Marco Polo published his wide-eyed report on Khanbaligh, or Cambaluc, the city of the Mongol khans, Peking--as Beijing has been known for most of the past 300 years--has captured the Western imagination...


China Survival Guide: How to Avoid Travel Troubles and Mortifying Mishaps, 3rd Edition

by Larry Herzberg & Qin Herzberg Stone Bridge Press (November 18, 2013)

An updated edition of the best-selling travel guide that spells out tourist problems and solutions with humor and candor.


Country Driving: A Journey Through China from Farm to Factory

by Peter Hessler HarperCollins e-books (February 09, 2010)

“Hessler has a marvelous sense of the intonations and gestures that give life to the moment.” —The New York Times Book Review

From Peter Hessler, the New York Times bestselling author of Oracle Bones and...


Hong Kong: The City of Dreams

by Nury Vittachi & Ben Simmons Periplus Editions (January 08, 2013)

This stunning Hong Kong travel pictorial captures the architecture, culture, people, and cuisine of one of the most dynamic cities.

You can leave Hong Kong, but it will never leave you. The experience of encountering...


Little Emperors: A Year with the Future of China

by JoAnn Dionne Dundurn (February 11, 2008)

JoAnn Dionne, who travelled to China to teach elementary school, offers a funny, poignant glimpse of a nation undergoing rapid transformation.


Shanghai Select

by Insight Guides Insight (November 13, 2012)

Select Guide Shanghai is a brand new inspirational guide to this extraordinary city, offering authentic experiences, fresh discoveries, and a good dose of local culture. An inspirational In the mood for... section...


Hong Kong Select

by Insight Guides Insight (November 13, 2012)

Seductively packaged pocket guides compiled by local experts who know Hong Kong inside out. These brand new guides are designed for informed, experienced travellers and those on a repeat visit but looking for...


Peking to Paris

by Dina Bennett Skyhorse (May 01, 2013)

In May 2007, leaving China's Great Wall is Car 84, one of 128 antique autos racing in the Peking to Paris Motor Challenge. It's guided by one Dina Bennett, the world's least likely navigator: a daydreamer prone...


Red Sorrow

by Nanchu Arcade (March 08, 2012)

At the outbreak of the Cultural Revolution, 13-year-old Nanchu watched Red Guards destroy her home and torture her parents, whom they jailed. She was left to fend for herself and her younger brother. When she...


Remembering 1942

by Liu Zhenyun, Howard Goldblatt & Sylvia Li-chun Lin Arcade (October 11, 2016)

Sweeping, humorous, and moving tales from one of contemporary China's greatest writers.

The bestselling and award-winning author of novels satirizing contemporary China, Liu Zhenyun is also renowned for his short...


The Well at the World's End

by A. J. Mackinnon Skyhorse (January 26, 2016)

A great travel writer and more importantly a great traveler." Sydney Morning Herald

When A. J. Mackinnon quits his job in Australia, he knows only that he longs to travel to the well at the world's end, a mysterious...


The Shanghai Free Taxi

by Frank Langfitt PublicAffairs (June 10, 2019)

As any traveler knows, some of the best and most honest conversations take place during car rides. So, when a long-time NPR correspondent wanted to learn more about the real China, he started driving a cab--and...


Weekend in Beijing (english version)

by Pedro BARBOSA Vida Económica Editorial (October 10, 2012)

A real time be-book

"be", because this is a real time book. But it's also a beta electronic. Because is a electronic test that can be changed and improved by everyone who reads it.

This is not a technic book,...


Hong Kong

by Jan Morris & Wanda McCaddon Blackstone Publishing (August 07, 2012)

Hong Kong is the world's most exciting city, at once fascinating and exasperating, a tangle of contradictions. It is a dazzling amalgam of conspicuous consumption and primitive poverty, the most architecturally...


Lost on Planet China

by J. Maarten Troost & Simon Vance Blackstone Publishing (July 08, 2008)

Troost charmed listeners with his humorous tales of wandering the remote islands of the South Pacific in The Sex Lives of Cannibals and Getting Stoned with Savages. When the travel bug bit again, he took on...


Fodor's Essential China

by Fodor's Travel Guides Fodor's Travel (April 16, 2019)

Ready to experience China? The experts at Fodor’s are here to help. Fodor’s Essential China travel guide is packed with customizable itineraries with top recommendations, detailed maps of China, and exclusive...


Daughter of Heaven

by Leslie Li Arcade (December 03, 2011)

In this powerful, touching memoir of a critically acclaimed Chinese-American writer, taste becomes the keeper of memory and food the keeper of culture when Nai-nai, her extraordinary grandmother, arrives from...


Big Breasts and Wide Hips

by Mo Yan & Howard Goldblatt Arcade (December 12, 2011)

In his latest novel, Mo Yan--arguably China's most important contemporary literary voice--recreates the historical sweep and earthy exuberance of his much acclaimed novel Red Sorghum. In a country where patriarchal...


To the Diamond Mountains: A Hundred-Year Journey through China and Korea

by Tessa Morris-Suzuki Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 15, 2010)

Following in the footsteps of a writer, artist, and feminist who traveled the route a century ago, To the Diamond Mountains takes readers on a unique journey through China and North and South Korea. By probing...


Beyond the Great Wall

by Jeffrey Alford & Naomi Duguid Artisan (May 01, 2008)

WINNER OF THE 2009 JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL COOKBOOK AWARD

WINNER OF THE 2009 IACP BEST INTERNATIONAL COOKBOOK AWARD

A bold and eye-opening new cookbook with magnificent photos and unforgettable stories....


The Shanghai Free Taxi

by Frank Langfitt PublicAffairs (June 11, 2019)

As any traveler knows, the best and most honest conversations take place during car rides. So when a longtime NPR correspondent wanted to learn more about the real China, he started driving a cab-and discovered...


Under Red Skies

by Karoline Kan Hachette Books (February 26, 2019)

Under Red Skies is an examination of the generational bonds and divisions of the Kan family and the panoramic effects of China's changing societal norms and fast-growing economy, where some succeed and others...


The China Option

by Sophia Camille Erickson Travelers' Tales (August 28, 2018)

In 2014 Sophia Erickson graduated from college with an apparently useless degree in European history from an obscure foreign college. Faced with crippling student loan debts and after an anxious couple of months...


Beginner's Mandarin Chinese Dictionary

by Li Dong Tuttle Publishing (February 21, 2017)

This is an ideal dictionary for students of the Chinese language.

The Beginner's Chinese Dictionary is specifically designed for learners of Chinese. It covers the 2,500 basic vocabulary items, including all...


Berlitz Pocket Guide Hong Kong

by Berlitz Berlitz Travel (October 01, 2017)

? Newly updated edition of Berlitz Pocket Guide Hong Kong

? Over 45 million copies sold across the series worldwide

? High production values - fresh colour-coded design, full-colour throughout, with glossy maps...


Insight Guides Pocket Hong Kong

by Insight Guides Insight Guides (October 01, 2017)

? Newly updated edition of Insight Guides Pocket Hong Kong

? Innovative extra = incredible value, and unique in the market. All Pocket Guides come with a free eBook, unlike comparable competitors' products

? High...


Luoyang

by Harvey Thomlinson & Thomas Bird Make-Do Publishing (August 19, 2017)

Luoyang, China’s capital of 13 dynasties, studded with remnants from the Xia dynasty through the glories of the Han and the Tang. Many visitors are drawn here by the artistic treasures of the Longmen Grottoes...


Forgotten Kingdom

by Peter Goullart Eland Publishing (October 19, 2017)

On the eve of Mao’s revolution, brilliant linguist Peter Goullart made himself totally at home in Likiang, capital of the all-but-forgotten Nakhi Kingdom of south west China. He unpicks the complex society,...


Insight Guides: China

by Insight Guides Insight Guides (August 01, 2017)

The emerging powerhouse of our times, China is a fascinating and complex country, taking in ultra-modern cities, dramatically varied scenery and ancient cultural treasures. This new edition of Insight Guide...


Fodor's China

by Fodor's Travel Guides Fodor's Travel (June 30, 2015)

Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

China is a trip-of-a-lifetime adventure for travelers in search of cutting-edge art and culture,...


Fodor's Beijing

by Fodor's Travel Guides Fodor's Travel (February 24, 2015)

Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. 

Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Beijing, including World Heritage sites, memorable...


Fodor's China

by Fodor's Travel Guides Fodor's Travel (November 19, 2013)

Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of China, including Beijing's Forbidden City, Hong Kong's harbor views, the Silk Road’s walled towns, and Yunnan's forests and gorges. Our local experts vet every...


The Great Ride of China

by Buck Perley The Great Ride of China (July 15, 2017)

The Great Ride of China is the story of Buck Perley and Amy Mathieson’s 21,000-mile, record-breaking trip around one of the world’s oldest and most diverse countries. What started out as an idea for a month...


The Rough Guide to Southwest China

by Rough Guides Rough Guides (September 05, 2013)

Full-colour throughout, The Rough Guide to Southwest China is the ultimate travel guide to one of the world's most compelling regions. With 30 years experience and our trademark 'tell it like it is' writing...


Insight City Guide Shanghai

by Insight Guides Insight Guides (June 01, 2017)

There is no city quite like it. Bursting with life, a fascinating history and a glitzy skyline, Shanghai is one of the world's most exciting destinations.

Inside Insight City Guide Shanghai: A fully-updated...


No Problem, Mr. Walt

by Walt Hackman, Raeghan Rebstock & Gordon Jackson Publish Authority (January 27, 2017)

"No Problem, Mr. Walt" is a poignant travel memoir written by father, businessman and easy-going voyager, Walt Hackman, about his travels and experiences throughout China during his extraordinary quest to build...


Periplus Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary

by Philip Yungkin Lee & Jiegang Fan Periplus Editions (August 29, 2017)

This handy Mandarin dictionary allows you to look up words quickly and easily—and be understood while speaking.

The Periplus Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary is a handy pocket-sized dictionary designed for...


China! Cities of China with Fun Facts

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

There are plenty of places to visit in China. It is a very big city, with millions of people. It is rich in culture and tradition because its history is long-standing. Plenty of great minds and inventions originated...


Xiamen

by Robert Barge Camphor Press Ltd (February 27, 2017)

Vibrant, modern, and drenched in history from centuries as a gateway to China, this garden city of two million is a hidden gem. When the author, Robert Barge, arrived in Xiamen to take up an engineering position,...


Making Out in Chinese: Revised Edition (Mandarin Chinese Phrasebook)

by Ray Daniels Tuttle Publishing (December 31, 2013)

Making Out in Chinese is a fun, accessible and thorough Mandarin Chinese phrase book and guide to the Mandarin Chinese language as it's really spoken.

Wo xiang geng liao jie ni. You kong ma?-(I want to know more...


China Style

by Sharon Leece & Michael Freeman Periplus Editions (May 29, 2012)

Chinese interior design is a kaleidoscope of competing influences: scholarly gardens versus opium dens, imperial palaces battling concrete-and-steel high-rises, rural simplicity fighting urban chaos China Style...


Chinese Symbolism and Art Motifs: A Comprehensive Handbook on Symbolism in Chinese Art through the Ages

by Charles Alfred Speed Williams Tuttle Publishing (April 15, 2006)

This fourth revised edition of Chinese Symbolism and Art Motifs, first published in Shanghai in 1941, features an introduction by Dr. Terence Barrow, has been completely reset and now uses the Pinyin pronunciation...


Yin Yu Tang: The Architecture and Daily Life of a Chinese House

by Nancy Berliner Tuttle Publishing (October 30, 2012)

With hundreds of photographs and a wealth of information Yin Yu Tang tells the history of a traditional Chinese house and the fascinating stories of its occupants.

In the late Qing dynasty, around the year 1800,...


Studying in China: A Practical Handbook for Students

by Patrick McAloon Tuttle Publishing (August 05, 2014)

"China is changing faster than any other nation on earth today. Written by a Chinese language teacher and a travel professional who works with students in China all the time, Studying in China is an invaluable...


Chinese Bridges: Living Architecture From China's Past

by Ronald G. Knapp, Peter Bol & A. Chester Ong Tuttle Publishing (March 13, 2012)

Bridges, the least known and understood of China's many wonders, are one of its most striking and resilient feats of architectural prowess. Chinese Bridges brings together a thorough look at the marvels of Chinese...


Instant Chinese: How to Express 1,000 Different Ideas with Just 100 Key Words and Phrases! (Mandarin Chinese Phrasebook)

by Boye Lafayette De Mente Tuttle Publishing (August 20, 2013)

It's amazing how 100 key words and phrases provide instant communication!

Do you want to speak simple Mandarin Chinese but are too busy to study it? Are you visiting China for a short time and want a Mandarin...


Essential Chinese: Speak Chinese with Confidence! (Mandarin Chinese Phrasebook)

by Philip Yungkin Lee & Shun-Yao Chang Tuttle Publishing (September 03, 2013)

This portable, user–friendly Chinese language guide and phrasebook is the cheapest and easiest way to learn Chinese before and during your trip.

If you only want one Chinese language book—Essential Chinese...