This book will change the way you see the world’s rising superpower. A pacy history of China that can be read in an afternoon, but will transform your perspective for a lifetime.
Beijing introduces you to the lively history of the capital of China, one full of grandeur and spectacle as well as sieges, massacres, and rebellions.
This is a free-ranging essay, personal and informed, about translation in its narrowest and broadest senses, and the prism – occasionally prison – of culture.
The Monkey and the Dragon is a story about China in the 1980s, a song and its singer, a cross-cultural friendship, politics and life on the edge.
In Confessions of an S & M Virgin Jaivin will tie you to your chair and make you laugh and cry and laugh again.
New Ghosts, Old Dreams is an anthology of translation from Chinese. It includes fiction, poetry, songs, speeches, satire, and newspaper articles from ancient times to the 1980s in China.