Asian literature / Chinese literature

Best Selling

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

New & Noteworthy

Best Selling

New Releases

Our Selection

Awards

 

Language

English (28)

French (45)

German (0)

Spanish (52)

Italian (62)

 

Origin

Delete Chinese literature

 

Fiction

Literary (8)

Mystery & Detective (6)

Science Fiction (6)

Short Stories (3)

Thrillers (2)

Biographical (1)

Fantasy (1)

Historical (1)

 

Non-Fiction

Biography & autobiography (1)

 

Audience

Adult (28)

 

Protection

All (28)

DRM Free (0)

DRM (28)

More options

French Concession

by Xiao Bai

An acclaimed Chinese writer makes his English language debut with this heart-stopping literary noir, a richly atmospheric tale of espionage and international intrigue, set in Shanghai in 1931—an electrifying,...


The Three-Body Problem

Remembrance of Earth's Past #1

Hugo Award for Best Novel 2015

by Cixin Liu & Ken Liu

"Wildly imaginative, really interesting." --President Barack Obama on The Three-Body Problem trilogy

The Three-Body Problem is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience the Hugo Award-winning...


Decoded

by Mai Jia, Olivia Milburn & Christopher Payne

One of China's bestselling novels, an unusual literary thriller that takes us deep into the world of code breaking

In his gripping debut novel, Mai Jia reveals the mysterious world of Unit 701, a top-secret Chinese...


One Man's Bible

by Gao Xingjian

One Man's Bible is a fictionalized account of Gao Xingjian's life under the Chinese Communist regime. Daily life is riddled with paranoia and fear, and government propaganda turns citizens against one another....


Enigma of China

Inspector Chen #8

by Qiu Xiaolong

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is in an unusual situation-a poet by training and inclination, he was assigned by the party to the Police Department after he graduated college, where...


Buying a Fishing Rod for My Grandfather

by Gao Xingjian

These six stories by Nobel Prize winner Gao Xingjian transport the reader to moments where the fragility of love and life, and the haunting power of memory, are beautifully unveiled. In "The Temple," the narrator's...


A Case of Two Cities

Inspector Chen #4

by Qiu Xiaolong

Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Bureau is summoned by an official of the party to take the lead in a corruption investigation - one where the principle figure and his family have long since fled to...


The Noodle Maker

by Ma Jian & Flora Drew

From Ma Jian, the highly acclaimed Chinese dissident, comes a satirical novel about the absurdities of life in a post-Tiananmen China.

Two men meet for dinner each week. Over the course of one of these drunken...


Don't Cry, Tai Lake

Inspector Chen #7

by Qiu Xiaolong

"Dark, gorgeous...feels authentically Chinese and it works like a charm." --Washington Post Book World on A Case of Two Cities

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is offered a bit of luxury...


The Mao Case

Inspector Chen #6

by Qiu Xiaolong

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is the head of the Special Case group and is often put in charge of those cases that are considered politically "sensitive" since, as a rising party...


Red Mandarin Dress

Inspector Chen #5

by Qiu Xiaolong

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is often put in charge of politically sensitive cases. Having recently ruffled more than a few official feathers, when he is asked to look into a sensitive...


Years of Red Dust

by Qiu Xiaolong

Published originally in the pages of Le Monde, this collection of linked short stories by Qiu Xiaolong has already been a major bestseller in France (Cite de la Poussiere Rouge) and Germany (Das Tor zur Roten...


Beijing Coma

by Ma Jian & Flora Drew

Dai Wei has been unconscious for almost a decade. A medical student and a pro-democracy protestor in Tiananmen Square in June 1989, he was struck by a soldier's bullet and fell into a deep coma. As soon as the...


A Bond Undone

by Jin Yong & Gigi Chang

A Bond Undone is the second book in Jin Yong's epic Chinese classic and phenomenon Legends of Condor Heroes series, published in the US for the first time!

In the Jin capital of Zhongdu, Guo Jing learns the truth...


The Redemption of Time

by Baoshu & Ken Liu

Set in the universe of the New York Times bestselling Three-Body Problem trilogy, The Redemption of Time continues Cixin Liu's multi-award-winning science fiction saga. This original story by Baoshu--published...


Waste Tide

by Chen Qiufan & Ken Liu

A LOCUS AWARD FINALIST FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL

Award-winning author Chen Qiufan's Waste Tide is a thought-provoking vision of the future.

Translated by Ken Liu, who brought Cixin Liu's Hugo Award-winning The Three...


The Day the Sun Died

by Yan Lianke & Carlos Rojas

  • The Day the Sun Died was awarded the Dream of the Red Chamber Award, which is regarded as one of the most prestigious awards for Chinese-language novels

  • Yan was twice short-listed for the Man Booker International...

  • Ball Lightning

    by Cixin Liu & Joel Martinsen

    From the New York Times bestselling author of the Three-Body Trilogy, Cixin Liu's Ball Lightning is the story of what happens when the beauty of scientific inquiry runs up against the drive to harness new discoveries...


    The Invisible Valley

    by Su Wei & Austin Woerner

    Coop available Advance Reading Copies: Advance Access, ALAM, Edelweiss National advertising Goodreads, LibraryThing giveaways #Weneeddiversebooks


    Mulberry and Peach: Two Women of China

    by Hualing Nieh & Sau-ling Wong

    A brilliantly crafted picaresque novel—sensual, harrowing, comic—of an Asian-American woman's exile.