BOOKS

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

BOOKS

5 Mao Dun Literary Prize-winners

Novels that won China’s highest literary honor

HISTORY

Who Killed Pamela Werner?

Peking’s most famous cold case just got popped in the microwave

ARTS, TRADITIONAL CULTURE

The Romance of Xu Zhimo

The modern poet who has sent millions of Chinese tourists to Cambridge

TECHNOLOGY

China’s Robot Poet

Release of book by Microsoft’s AI poet brings up questions about future of Chinese poetry

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Awakening Ancient Dragons

The stories of the five most famous dragons in Chinese mythology

HISTORY

Commercial Press Celebrates Its 120th Birthday

Glory, profit, talent, literature, and an assassination

ARTS

The Fall Of The Han

How Han Han’s 1988 fails to deliver

ARTS, FICTION

Fiction: Crane, contd

A journey through the sky and the mind, part 2

ARTS

The Wayward World of Wuxia

Martial arts epic novels of the 1950s

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