Asian literature / Chinese literature

Best Selling

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

Our selection

Awards

 

Origin

Delete Chinese literature

 

Fiction

Literary (15)

Mystery & Detective (8)

Short Stories (3)

Biographical (1)

Thrillers (1)

Historical (1)

Science Fiction (1)

 

Non-Fiction

Biography & autobiography (1)

 

Price

All

Free

Below $ 5

$ 5 - $ 10

$ 10 - $ 15

Delete Price range

From :
To :
OK

 

Language

English (29)

French (2)

German (0)

Spanish (25)

Italian (20)

 

Protection

All (29)

DRM Free (1)

DRM (28)

More options

The Three-Body Problem

Three Body #1

by Cixin Liu & Ken Liu

Three-Body Problem is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience this multiple award winning phenomenon from China’s most beloved science fiction author, Liu Cixin.

Set against the backdrop...


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...


Brothers: A Novel

by Yu Hua

A bestseller in China, Brothers is an epic and wildly unhinged black comedy of modern Chinese society running amok.

 

Here is China as we've never seen it before, in a sweeping, Rabelaisian panorama of forty...


Call to Arms

by Lu Xun

Call to Arms is a collection of revolutionary Chinese writer Lu Xun’s most famous and most important short stories. Featuring “A Madman’s Diary,” a scathing attack of traditional Confucian civilization...


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...


Boy in the Twilight: Stories of the Hidden China

by Yu Hua & Allan H. Barr

From the acclaimed author of Brothers and To Live: thirteen audacious stories that resonate with the beauty, grittiness, and exquisite irony of everyday life in China.

 

Yu Hua’s narrative gifts, populist voice,...


Wolf Totem: A Novel

Man Asian Literary Prize 2007

by Jiang Rong

China's runaway bestseller and winner of the inaugural Man Asian Literary Prize

Published in China in 2004, Wolf Totem has broken all sales records, selling millions of copies (along with millions more on the...


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....


The Dark Road: A Novel

by Ma Jian & Flora Drew

From one of world literature's most courageous voices, a novel about the human cost of China's one-child policy

Far away from the Chinese economic miracle, from the bright lights of Beijing and Shanghai, is a...


Loyal Character Dancer

Inspector Chen #2

by Qiu Xiaolong

Inspector Chen’s mentor in the Shanghai Police Bureau has assigned him to escort U.S. Marshal Catherine Rohn. Her mission is to bring Wen, the wife of a witness in an important criminal trial, to the United...


When Red Is Black

Inspector Chen #3

by Qiu Xiaolong

Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Bureau is taking a vacation, in part because he is annoyed at his boss, Party Secretary Li, but also because he has been made an offer he can’t refuse by Gu, a triad-connected...


Death of a Red Heroine

Inspector Chen #1

by Qiu Xiaolong

Qiu Xiaolong's Anthony Award-winning debut introduces Inspector Chen of the Shanghai Police.

A young “national model worker,” renowned for her adherence to the principles of the Communist Party, turns up...


Red Sorghum: A Novel of China

by Mo Yan & Howard Goldblatt

The acclaimed novel of love and resistance during late 1930s China by Mo Yan, winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature

Spanning three generations, this novel of family and myth is told through a series of...


Chronicle of a Blood Merchant

by Yu Hua

One of the last decade’s ten most influential books in China, this internationally acclaimed novel by one of the mainland’s most important contemporary writers provides an unflinching portrait of life under...


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...


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...


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...


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...