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  • The Soong Sistersby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    In the early twentieth century, few women in China were to prove so important to the rise of Chinese nationalism and liberation from tradition as the three extraordinary Soong Sisters: Eling, Chingling and Mayling. As told with wit and verve by Emily Hahn, a remarkable woman in her own right, the biography of the Soong Sisters tells the story of China... more...

  • Once Upon a Pedestalby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    A revolutionary woman for her time and an enormously creative writer, Emily Hahn broke all of the rules of the nineteen-twenties including traveling the country dressed as a boy, working for the Red Cross in Belgium, being the concubine to a Shanghai poet, using opium, and having an illegitimate child. Hahn kept on fighting against the stereotype... more...

  • No Hurry to Get Homeby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    Originally published in 1970, under the title  Times and Places , this book is a collection of twenty-three of her articles from the  New Yorker , published between 1937 and 1970. Well reviewed upon first publication, the book was re-published under the current title in 2000 with a foreword by Sheila McGrath, a longtime colleague of hers at the  New... more...

  • Mr. Panby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 6.99

    Mr. Pan is no highly-placed official. Mr. Pan is the Mr. Smith of China?an ordinary man with extraordinary reach?and China, like America, depends as much on its Mr. Pans as on its powerful and world famous officials. Here, in a series of linked vignettes, you'll get a glimpse into a new way of life?Mr. Pan at work, Mr. Pan with his father, Mr. Pan... more...

  • Miss Jillby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 12.99

    A novel about an enterprising Shanghai streetwalker from the ?American literary treasure? and author of the memoir China to Me ( The New Yorker ). ?   Meet Miss Jill, a young woman pursuing the oldest profession in prewar Shanghai. Fifteen, blonde, and full of personality, Jill begins her career as a Japanese banker?s mistress. Soon after, she... more...

  • Hong Kong Holidayby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 6.99

    Author of such celebrated and acclaimed works as  The Soong Sisters ,  China to Me , and  Fractured Emerald: Ireland , Emily Hahn has been called by the  New Yorker  ?a forgotten American literary treasure.? Now Hahn is reintroduced to a new generation of readers, bringing to light her richly textured voice and unique perspective on a world that continues... more...

  • Fractured Emerald: Irelandby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    The author of  The Soong Sisters  and  China to Me  turns her observant and discerning eye to the oft?troubled land of Ireland. In a magisterial combination of historical research and keen personal observation on the scene, Emily Hahn gives us a view of the whole of Ireland and its history, from the legends of the great kings and the heroes of myth... more...

  • England to Meby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 6.99

    Author of such celebrated and acclaimed works as  The Soong Sisters ,  China to Me , and  Fractured Emerald: Ireland , Emily Hahn has been called by the  New Yorker  ?a forgotten American literary treasure.? Now Hahn is reintroduced to a new generation of readers, bringing to light her richly textured voice and unique perspective on a world that continues... more...

  • China to Meby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    A candid, rollicking literary travelogue from a pioneering New Yorker writer, an intrepid heroine who documented China in the years before World War II. Deemed scandalous at the time of its publication in 1944, Emily Hahn?s now classic memoir of her years in China remains remarkable for her insights into a tumultuous period and her frankness... more...

  • Love Conquers Nothingby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 7.99

    If you look at history through Emily Hahn?s jaundiced eyes, you?ll realize that romance just ain?t what romantics crack it up to be. Using such notorious affairs as those of Caesar and Cleopatra or Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, Hahn reminds us that love is far less of a factor in the fates of nations than greed, wrath, and some of humanity?s other,... more...