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- Skyhorse Publishing 2004; US$ 9.99
A wild drinker's tale from Nobel Prize for Literature winner Mo Yan. When special investigator Ding Gou'er hears persistent rumors that there is cannibalism in the province called the Republic of Wine, he goes to learn the truth. Beginning at the Mount Luo Coal Mine, he meets Diamond Jin, legendary for his capacity to hold his liquor and fondness for... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 12.99
China's runaway bestseller and winner of the inaugural Man Asian Literary Prize Published in China in 2004, Wolf Totem has broken all sales records, selling millions of copies (along with millions more on the black market).. Part period epic, part fable for modern days, Wolf Totem depicts the dying culture of the Mongols-the ancestors of the... 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 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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2003; US$ 9.99
"If China has a Kafka, it may be Mo Yan. Like Kafka, Yan (The Republic of Wine; Red Sorghum) has the ability to examine his society through a variety of lenses, creating fanciful, Metamorphosis-like transformations or evoking the numbing bureaucracy and casual cruelty of modern governments. The title novella of this collection of eight tales chronicles... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 17.95
China's most important contemporary literary voice delivers a portrait of twentieth-century China full of historical sweep and earthy exuberance.2012 Nobel Prize for Literature Winner Mo Yan once again enthralls in the style of his much acclaimed novel Red Sorghum. In a country where patriarchal favoritism and the primacy of sons survived multiple... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
WINNER OF THE 2012 NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE. The farmers of Paradise County have been leading a hardscrabble life unchanged for generations. The Communist government has encouraged them to plant garlic, but selling the crop is not as simple as they believed. Warehouses fill up, taxes skyrocket, and government officials maltreat even those who have... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 16.95
Ximen Nao, a landowner known for his generosity and kindness to his peasants, is not only stripped of his land and worldly possessions in Mao's Land Reform Movement of 1948, but is cruelly executed, despite his protestations of innocence. He goes to Hell, where Lord Yama, king of the underworld, has Ximen Nao tortured endlessly, trying to make him... more...