BOOKS

Chinese Sci-Fi Beyond “The Three Body Problem” | Book Review

Newly translated short stories map out China’s sci-fi universe for English readers

BOOKS

The Chang Trap: Why Eileen Chang’s Writing Rarely Works on the Big Screen

Why is it so hard to adapt the works of novelist Eileen Chang?

Subscriber Exclusive
FICTION

June 23, 2016 | Fiction

In this short story, writer Gu Xiang finds humanity and humor in the idiosyncrasies of elderly Chinese

Subscriber Exclusive
BOOKS

Seeing Ghosts | Book Review

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

Subscriber Exclusive
BOOKS

The Revenge Rocks | Fiction

Yang Ping's sci-fi story explores the darker side of humanity's space ambitions

Subscriber Exclusive
BOOKS

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

Subscriber Exclusive
ARTS

The Night is for Lovers | Fiction

Three translated short stories from Yuan Zi, a pioneer of "Beijing drifter scar literature"

Subscriber Exclusive
BOOKS

Songs from the Past | Book Review

Jia Pingwa’s latest translated novel tells an alternative history of China through the music of mourning

Subscriber Exclusive
BOOKS

Distant Pastures

Li Juan’s memoirs of pastoral life give glimpses into disappearing livelihoods in the Altai Mountains

Subscriber Exclusive
FICTION

Starside Economy

A street stall seller finds himself at the center of an interplanetary business deal in Wang Nuonuo’s sci-fi short story

+ More Posts