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tom-carter's picture
Dec.22.2011
All eyes are on China. Yet despite constant media coverage, increased tourism and rampant foreign investment, the cultural distance between China and the West remains as vast as the oceans that separate them. For all intents and purposes, the Middle Kingdom is still relatively unknown by Westerners...
andrea-alban-gosline's picture
Dec.08.2010
At first Anya Rosen's life in Shanghai is privileged and relatively carefree: she has crushes on boys, fights with her mother, and longs to defy expectations just like her hero, Amelia Earhart. Then Anya finds a baby, a newborn abandoned on the street. Amelia Earhart goes missing. And it becomes...
shouhua-qi's picture
Aug.05.2009
 The 14 short stories collected in the book, all inspired by real-life events, are about people caught in the unsettling drama of a fast-changing China, about the average person who thrusts forward in life, stubbornly, despite the bewilderment, the setbacks, and sometimes, the stunning blows. Witty...