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Yan Lianke receives Twitter Literary Prize
CHINAdaily USA

Yan Lianke receives Twitter Literary Prize

Yan Lianke. [Photo by Zhang Wei/China Daily] Chinese author Yan Lianke recently won the Twitter Literary Prize, as voted upon by Japanese readers. This is the first time an Asian writer has won the award. American writer and Pulitzer Prize winner ... CHINAdaily.com.cn, 4 weeks ago
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Times Live South Africa

Trapped in Mao's terror

If you read one satire this year The Four Books, by Yan Lianke (Chatto & Windus) R315 Because his poverty-stricken parents lacked the means to send him to university, Yan, arguably one of China's greatest living novelists, honed his writing ...
 Times Live South Africa2 weeks ago
Abu Dhabi National

'The Four Books', by Yan Lianke

A Chinese novelist explores the chasm between high-flown ideology and brutal reality in this satire on the Great Leap Forward Reading Yan Lianke's novels, you find that one phrase recurs again and again: "the higher-ups". When the passion flags, the ...
 Austin American Statesman1 month ago A fictional jump into the barbarity of recent Chinese history  Abu Dhabi National1 month ago
Irish Examiner

The Four Books

Like many of Lianke's works, is unavailable in his native China; unsurprising, given its subject is the murderous stupidity of the 1958-61 Great Leap Forward — its massive, avoidable death toll still obfuscated by rulers. The Four Books Yan ...
 Irish Examiner1 week ago

New Reads This Spring From Duke Writers

Women take the lead in Tahrir Square protests in Egypt. Ellen McLarney's new book (below) looks at how women rose against a dictatorship and how their new political influence won't go away. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons. Spanning architecture, ...
 Noodls1 month ago
Beijing International

Literary Love Fest

Books and authors are in the spotlight as The Bookworm hosts its annual event in the country's major cities, Xing Yi reports. The coming weeks are a feast for literature lovers in China as the annual Bookworm Literary Festival is held in eight ...
 CHINAdaily USA1 month ago Annual Bookworm Literary Festival kicks off  Noodls1 month ago

VOX POPULI: Grim events of February followed by inspired voices(2/28)

Tatsuo Murakami, director of Kamo Aquarium, with his recently published memoir (Asahi Shimbun file photo) Chinese novelist Yan Lianke (Asahi Shimbun file photo) Saichi Shiina, a writer of children's stories (Asahi Shimbun file photo) I ...
 Asahi.com1 month ago

PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 2, 2015

The Musical Brain by Cesar Aira, trans. from the Spanish by Chris Andrews (New Directions) - Aira's output has been a steady trickle of irrefutable genius and deepening strangeness, from the haunted architecture of Ghosts to delirious westerns set ...
 PublishersWeekly.com1 month ago
Irish Times

Eight works of Chinese fiction

Make it your Chinese New Year's resolution to get to know some of that country's best novels Eileen Battersby Topics: Culture Books More Topics Thu, Feb 19, 2015, 14:30 First published: Thu, Feb 19, 2015, 14:30 Buying a Fishing Rod for My ...
 Irish Times2 months ago
Irish Times

Soul Mountain, by Gao Xingjian: a romantic book by a pragmatist

Soul Mountain, by Gao Xingjian: a romantic book by a pragmatist To mark Chinese New Year, our Literary Correspondent delves into a thoughtful Chinese novel Western readers can enjoy Contemporary Chinese fiction is bold, brave and confident; ...
 Irish Times2 months ago
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