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Seeing Ghosts | Book Review

How the memoirs of a Chinese American author, haunted by her parents, can help us relate to our own families

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The Raw and Unabashed Poetry of Yu Xiuhua | Book Review

Yu Xiuhua’s “Moonlight Rests on My Left Palm” is a celebration of the power of straight-talking

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Burst Your Bubble With Taiwan's Queer Sci-Fi Classic

A review of the new English translation of the Chi Ta-Wei's "The Membranes," an eerily relevant imagining of the future

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Exploring the Treachery of Language | Book Review

The latest translated "thriller" from Geling Yan is an experience in linguistic deception, down to the title and genre of the book

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Love Amid the Ruins

Poetry and pleasure in a long lost Ming dynasty world

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Painting the Philosophers

Chinese ink painting illustrations bring new life and perspectives to Chinese and Western thinkers

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Booklist: Drunk in China

Derek Sandhaus’s new book is a romp through Chinese drinking history and culture

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Booklist: A Song for China

A beautifully illustrated book for young readers tackles China’s complicated modern history

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Booklist: An American Bum in China

Matthew Evans’s misguided travels are rife with schadenfreude

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Booklist: The Debt Collector

Zhejiang writer Wang Shou tackles confused morality and socioeconomic divides in this new Penguin novella

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