457 pp. Grove Press. $26. Here are four scenarios to test one's ability to differentiate between fact and fiction in modern China: (1) Elderly people hastily kill themselves so that they will be buried traditionally, in tombs, before a cremation MSN News US, 1 month ago
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Chinese authors make their presence known at one of the world's largest book fairs Western readers have great expectations of Chinese authors, according to veteran Sinologist Michael Kahn-Ackermann. "They're supposed to represent their society, ...CHINAdaily Europe, 1 month ago New And Newer Voices CHINAdaily Europe, 1 month ago New and newer voice CHINAdaily Europe, 1 month ago
Ha Jin left his native China in 1985 to study at Brandeis University in the United States. The son of a Red Army officer, after the Tiananmen Square Massacre of 1989 he decided to settle in the US for good and to write in English. Armed with ...Abu Dhabi National, 1 month ago
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That the Nobel Prize in Literature just went to a celebrity folk singer whose heyday has long since passed has been lauded by Bob Dylan lovers, mocked by literary critics, and mourned by some writers. The online publication Electric Literature ...Quartz, 1 month ago
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The annual Prague Writers Festival, which brings together prominent writers and thinkers from around the world, gets underway in Prague on Friday. The 26th edition of the festival focuses on the theme of Crime and Punishment in a world where the ...Radio Prague, 2 months ago
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