China

1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows: A Memoir
The "intimate and expansive" (Time) memoir of "one of the most important artists working in the world today" (Financial Times), telling a remarkable history of China over the last...
September 13, 2022
Paperback
Crown Publishing Group (NY)
$18.99
Mirage

Mirage

Anonymous ; Hanan, Patrick
First published anonymously in 1804--its author remains unknown--Mirage is set in Guangzhou (Canton), some decades before the city was overwhelmed by the opium trade and the Opium War. Su...
June 14, 2016
Paperback
New York Review of Books
$19.95
Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun

Ballard, J G
The classic, award-winning novel, made famous by Steven Spielberg's film, tells of a young boy's struggle to survive World War II in China.

Jim is separated from his parents in a world at...

March 7, 2005
Paperback
Simon & Schuster
288 Pages
$17.00
The Emperors Private Paradise: Treasures from the Forbidden City

An extraordinary glimpse into imperial art from the Qianlong Garden, one of China's most stunning historical sites, located deep within the Forbidden City

For centuries, China's...

November 9, 2010
Hardcover
Yale University Press
254 Pages
$75.00
Across Many Mountains

Across Many Mountains

Brauen, Yangzom

A powerful, emotional memoir and an extraordinary portrait of three generations of Tibetan women whose lives are forever changed when Chairman Mao's Red Army crushes Tibetan independence, sending...

October 30, 2012
Paperback
St. Martin's Griffin
$18.99
Champions Day: The End of Old Shanghai

It is November 12, 1941, and the world is at war. In Shanghai, just weeks before Pearl Harbor, thousands celebrate the birthday of China's founding father, Sun Yat-sen, in a new city center built...

June 16, 2020
Hardcover
W. W. Norton & Company
352 Pages
$28.95
Half a Lifelong Romance

Half a Lifelong Romance

Chang, Eileen ; Kingsbury, Kar
Shanghai, 1930s. Shen Shijun, a young engineer, has fallen in love with his colleague, the beautiful Gu Manzhen. He is determined to resist his family's efforts to match him with his wealthy cousin...
March 8, 2016
Paperback
Anchor Books
$17.00
Empress Dowager CIXI: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China

A New York Times Notable Book
An NPR Best Book of the Year

In 1852, at age sixteen, Cixi was chosen as one of Emperor Xianfeng's numerous concubines. When he died...

September 9, 2014
Paperback
Anchor Books
$18.95
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China
The story of three generations in twentieth-century China that blends the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history--a bestselling classic in thirty languages with more...
August 12, 2003
Paperback
Simon & Schuster
$22.00
Mao: The Unknown Story

Mao: The Unknown Story

Chang, Jung ; Halliday, Jon

The most authoritative life of the Chinese leader every written, Mao: The Unknown Story is based on a decade of research, and on interviews with many of Mao's close circle in China who...

November 14, 2006
Paperback
Anchor Books
$22.00

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