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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


    by Can Xue, Chen Zeping, Karen Gernant & Porochista Khakpour

    Though the story of Liujin, a young woman seeking a new kind of human freedom, Frontier attempts to unify the grand opposites of life--barbarism and civilization, the spiritual and the material, the mundane...

    The Explosion Chronicles: A Novel

    by Yan Lianke & Carlos Rojas

    Man Booker International finalist Yan Lianke has been lauded for his imaginative satire and insightful cultural critique as "one of China’s greatest living authors" (Guardian). His internationally bestselling...

    Apricot's Revenge

    by Song Ying, Howard Goldblatt & Sylvia Li-chun Lin

    A business tycoon in China is found dead; he apparently suffered a heart attack while swimming. His body is washed onto a beach in a popular resort known as the Hawaii of the East. But soon it becomes clear...

    The Embroidered Shoes

    by Can Xue, Ronald R. Janssen & Jian Zhang

    Can Xue (pronounced "tsan shway") is considered by many to be the most spirited, fearless, radical fiction writer to come out of contemporary China. Even her name is marked by tenacity (it's a pen name referring...

    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,...


    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...

    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...

    Sounds of the River: A Memoir

    by Da Chen

    "A story about suppression, humiliation, vindication, and, ultimately, triumph." —New York Times Book Review

    From the bestselling author of Colors of the Mountain—an engrossing, gloriously written coming-of-age...

    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...

    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...

    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....

    Soul Mountain

    by Gao Xingjian

    In 1983, Chinese playwright, critic, fiction writer, and painter Gao Xingjian was diagnosed with lung cancer and faced imminent death.But six weeks later, a second examination revealed there was no cancer—he...

    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...

    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 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...