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  • China Witnessby Xinran

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95

    China Witness is a remarkable work of oral history that lets us see the cultural upheavals of the past century through the eyes of the Chinese who lived through them.  Xinran, acclaimed author of The Good Women of China , traveled across China seeking out the nation?s grandparents and great-grandparents, the men and women who experienced firsthand... more...

  • The Good Women of Chinaby Xinran

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00

    When Deng Xiaoping?s efforts to ?open up? China took root in the late 1980s, Xinran recognized an invaluable opportunity. As an employee for the state radio system, she had long wanted to help improve the lives of Chinese women. But when she was given clearance to host a radio call-in show, she barely anticipated the enthusiasm it would quickly generate.... more...

  • Sky Burialby Xinran

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.95

    It was 1994 when Xinran, a journalist and the internationally acclaimed author of The Good Women of China, received a telephone call asking her to travel four hours to meet a woman who had just crossed the border from Tibet into China. Xinran made the trip and met the woman, called Shu Wen, who recounted the story of her thirty-year odyssey in the... more...

  • What the Chinese Don't Eatby Xinran

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.09

    Since June 2003 Xinran has been writing about China in her weekly column in the Guardian . She has covered a vast range of topics from food to sex education, and from the experiences of British mothers who have adopted Chinese daughters, to whether Chinese people do Christmas shopping or have swimming pools. Each of her columns inspired letters... more...

  • Buy Me the Skyby Xinran

    Ebury Publishing 2015; US$ 12.68

    'Fast-paced and punchy ... accomplished' Independent With journalistic acumen and a novelist's flair, Xinran tells the remarkable stories of men and women born in China after 1979 - the recent generations raised under China's single-child policy. At a time when the country continues to transform at the speed of light, these generations of precious... more...

  • Miss Chopsticksby Xinran; Esther Tyldesley

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.09

    Sisters Three, Five and Six don't have much education, but they know two things for certain: their mother is a failure because she hasn't produced a son, and they only merit a number as a name. Women, their father tells them, are like chopsticks: utilitarian and easily broken. But when they leave their home in the countryside to seek their fortune... more...

  • Message from an Unknown Chinese Motherby Xinran; Nicky Harman

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.09

    Ten chapters, ten women and many stories of heartbreak, including her own: Xinran once again takes us right into the lives of Chinese women and their lost daughters. Whether as a consequence of the single-child policy, destructive age-old traditions or hideous economic necessity, these women had to give up their daughters for adoption, others were... more...

  • Nanofabrication and its Application in Renewable Energyby Xinran Wang; Gang Zhang; Zongfu Yu; Navin Manjooran; Bin Yang; Joao Rocha; Xiaogang Liu; Gang Zhang; Paul O'Brien; Hui Pan; Jing Zhang

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2014; US$ 232.00

    This edited work presents approaches to the fabrication of nanomaterials for energy applications, such as photovoltaics, semiconductors, and thermoelectrics. more...

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