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- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 89.99
The Nine-Eyed Agate is an overview of poetry and prose written between 1984 and 2002 by one of Tibet's most well known contemporary authors and intellectuals, Jangbu. Illustrated by his original sketches and covering a broad spectrum, the author evokes nomadic life, love and betrayal, social upheaval, political satire and mystical revelation. Experimenting... more...
- Texas Review Press 2014; US$ 2.99
Zhiqing: Stories from China?s Special Generation presents the recollections of fourteen men and women who were ?sent down? to the countryside during China?s Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (1966?1976). Teenagers or young adults at the time, the authors left school to heed Mao?s call for China?s ?educated youth? (zhiqing) to go to the poorest... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95
These eight compelling stories offer valuable insights into Japanese culture. Recounted by a distinguished scholar, they feature scenes from samurai life that embody the concept of Bushido, the "way of the warrior." Their portrayals of loyalty, romance, passion, and heroism offer a true reflection of the values of the Japanese knighthood. Largely... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 5.99
These remarkable tales rank among the first works of fiction published by a Chinese-American author. The daughter of an English shipping merchant and his Chinese wife, Edith Maude Eaton grew up in Canada and settled in the United States. She pursued a career in journalism under the pen name Sui Sin Far. A mixed-heritage woman in a culture rife with... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 1994; US$ 8.99
In this book, more than forty selected writings from Sun Yat-Sen, the father of modern China, have been translated into English for the first time. Ranging from early speeches to a graduation address delivered a year before his death, these translations illustrate the depth and breadth of Sun's philosophy and chronicle the development and refinement... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 0.00
This six volume work is the first complete translation of the poetry of Du Fu, the greatest poet in the Chinese tradition. The entirety of Du Fu?s works provides a more nuanced portrait of the author than the standard selections. It gives testimony to the great rebellion of 755, but also poems on building a chicken coop and repairing bamboo... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99
"Dream and Swine and Aurora,? Deep in the Rubber Forest,? Fish Bones,? Allah?s Will,? Monkey Butts, Fire, and Dangerous Things?Ng Kim Chew?s stories are raw, rural, and rich with the traditions of his native Malaysia. They are also full of humor and spirit, demonstrating a deep appreciation for human ingenuity in the face of poverty, oppression, and... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2016; US$ 27.99
Singathology: 50 New Works by Celebrated Singaporean Writers is a stunning collection of original Singapore literature. The first of its kind, this two-volume anthology comprises 50 specially commissioned new works from past winners of the prestigious Cultural Medallion or Young Artist Award. Conceived as a celebration of Singapore literature to launch... more...
- Aadi Publications 2014; US$ 37.99
This book is an attempt to critically evaluate the rural landscapes and characters in Indian English novels, as a part of the intellectual enjoyment and an endeavour to describe the natural beauty of our country. Therefore, it is a part of study of the Indian fiction in particular and short stories in general. It has been prepared in the light of... more...
- Aadi Publications 2011; US$ 41.99
The rise and fall of share markets, the rise and fall of bullion market, the rise and fall in the prices of commodities are carefully observed and talked of by financial experts as well as the man in the street. Kidnaps, murders, acid attacks are on the rise. The fall in human values though not presented meticulously as the rise and fall in financial... more...