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French Concession

by Xiao Bai Harper (July 07, 2015)

An acclaimed Chinese writer makes his English language debut with this heart-stopping literary noir, a richly atmospheric tale of espionage and international intrigue, set in Shanghai in 1931—an electrifying,...


Call to Arms

by Lu Xun Simon & Schuster (May 06, 2014)

Call to Arms is a collection of revolutionary Chinese writer Lu Xun’s most famous and most important short stories. Featuring “A Madman’s Diary,” a scathing attack of traditional Confucian civilization...


The Republic of Wine: A Novel

by Mo Yan & Howard Goldblatt Arcade (January 23, 2012)

In this hypnotic epic novel, Mo Yan, the most critically acclaimed Chinese writer of this generation, takes us on a journey to a conjured province of contemporary China known as the Republic of Wine—a corrupt...


One Man's Bible

by Gao Xingjian HarperCollins (March 17, 2009)

One Man's Bible is a fictionalized account of Gao Xingjian's life under the Chinese Communist regime. Daily life is riddled with paranoia and fear, and government propaganda turns citizens against one another....


Buying a Fishing Rod for My Grandfather

by Gao Xingjian HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

These six stories by Nobel Prize winner Gao Xingjian transport the reader to moments where the fragility of love and life, and the haunting power of memory, are beautifully unveiled. In "The Temple," the narrator's...


The Bathing Women: A Novel

by Tie Ning, Hongling Zhang & Jason Sommer Scribner (October 09, 2012)

From an award-winning and bestselling Chinese author, this stunningly original novel captures the spirit of a new generation of young professionals in contemporary China.

From award-winning and bestselling Chinese...


Mulberry and Peach: Two Women of China

by Hualing Nieh & Sau-ling Wong The Feminist Press at CUNY (January 01, 1997)

A brilliantly crafted picaresque novel—sensual, harrowing, comic—of an Asian-American woman's exile.


Frontier

by Can Xue, Chen Zeping, Karen Gernant & Porochista Khakpour Open Letter (February 20, 2017)

Though the story of Liujin, a young woman seeking a new kind of human freedom, Frontier attempts to unify the grand opposites of life--barbarism and civilization, the spiritual and the material, the mundane...


Soul Mountain

by Gao Xingjian HarperCollins (March 17, 2009)

In 1983, Chinese playwright, critic, fiction writer, and painter Gao Xingjian was diagnosed with lung cancer and faced imminent death.But six weeks later, a second examination revealed there was no cancer—he...


Sounds of the River: A Memoir

by Da Chen Harper (October 18, 2011)

In this "equally beguiling sequel to his acclaimed memoir, Colors of the Mountain" (Kirkus Reviews), teenager Da Chen takes his first train ride away from the farm he was raised on to his new university life...