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- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
-Alan Cheuse, San Francisco Chronicle "[Jiang Rong] is on the way to becoming one of the most celebrated and controversial Chinese novelists in the world." - The Guardian (London) "Electrifying. . . . The power of Jiang's prose (and of Howard Goldblatt's excellent translation) is evident. . . . This semi-autographical novel is a literary triumph."... more...
- Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 34.95
Knopf Canada welcomes one of China?s most acclaimed and bestselling writers?author of Raise the Red Lantern ?to the list with a fascinating retelling of a magical story?already an international bestseller in China and Europe. Through Binu?s extraordinary story, Su Tong illuminates one of China?s most magical myths. In Peach village, crying is forbidden.... more...
- Overlook 2011; US$ 12.99
In the peaceable, river-side village of Milltown, Secretary Ku has fallen into disgrace. It has been officially proven that he is not the son of a revolutionary martyr, but the issue of a river pirate and a prostitute. Mocked by his neighbors, Ku leaves the shore for a new life among the boat people. Refusing to renounce his high status, he--along... more...
- Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 27.99
Chu T'ien-hsin's The Old Capital is a brilliant evocation of Taiwan's literature of nostalgia and remembrance. The novel is centered on the question, "Is it possible that none of your memories count?" and explores the reliability of remembrances and the thin line that separates fact from fantasy. Comprised of four thematically linked stories... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2012; US$ 19.95
When her husband disappears from their home, Binu decides that she must save him. With only a blind frog for company, she sets out on an extraordinary journey across Great Swallow Mountain, towards a place where armies of men are labouring on one of the greatest building projects the world has ever known: the Great Wall of China. more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 26.99
From the preeminent writer of Taiwanese nativist fiction and the leading translator of Chinese literature come these poignant accounts of everyday life in rural and small-town Taiwan. Huang is frequently cited as one of the most original and gifted storytellers in the Chinese language, and these selections reveal his genius. In "The Two Sign Painters,"... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 1994; US$ 17.00
?Mo Yan . . . brilliantly and fondly re-creates life with visceral writing that reeks of gunpowder, blood, and death.? ? The New York Times Book Review Praise for the work of Mo Yan: ?Through a mixture of fantasy and reality, historical and social perspectives, Mo Yan has created a world reminiscent in its complexity of those in the writings... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95
Today?s most revered, feared, and controversial Chinese novelist offers a tour de force in which the real, the absurd, the comical, and the tragic are blended into a fascinating read. The hero?or antihero?of Mo Yan?s new novel is Ximen Nao, a landowner known for his benevolence to his peasants. His story is a deliriously unique journey and absolutely... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 17.95
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 favoritism and the primacy of sons survived multiple revolutions and an ideological earthquake, this epic novel is first and foremost... more...