China

1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows: A Memoir
In his widely anticipated memoir, "one of the most important artists working in the world today" (Financial Times) tells a century-long epic tale of China through the story of his own...
November 2, 2021
Hardcover
Crown Publishing Group (NY)
400 Pages
$32.00
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
496 Pages
$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
400 Pages
$17.00
Naked Earth

Naked Earth

Chang, Eileen ; Link, Perry
An NYRB Classics Original

Set in the early years of Mao's China, Naked Earth is the story of two earnest young people confronting the grim realities of revolutionary change. Liu Ch'üan...

June 16, 2015
Paperback
New York Review of Books
400 Pages
$17.95
The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II
In December 1937, flush with confidence from their victories over the Nationalists in Beijing and Shanghai, the Japanese Army swept into Nanking and, over the next seven weeks, looted and burned the...
January 10, 2012
Paperback
Basic Books
360 Pages
$18.99
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

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