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The Chang Trap: Why Eileen Chang’s Writing Rarely Works on the Big Screen

Why is it so hard to adapt the works of novelist Eileen Chang?

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June 23, 2016 | Fiction

In this short story, writer Gu Xiang finds humanity and humor in the idiosyncrasies of elderly Chinese

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Anxiety and Opportunism on the Russia-China Border | Book Review

Franck Billé and Caroline Humphrey’s “On the Edge” portrays how China’s rise reshaped the reality of the people living just across the river

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Taipei Terrors | Book Review

Taiwanese ghost story “Whisper” rummages through the island’s past and present for a local spin on horror, but fails to lend luster to worn-out tropes

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Exploring Humanity’s Many Possible AI Futures | Book Review

Entrepreneur Kai-Fu Lee and sci-fi writer Chen Qiufan weave fiction and technical explanation to illustrate the opportunities and pitfalls of artificial intelligence

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Seeing Ghosts | Book Review

How the memoirs of a Chinese American author, haunted by her parents, can help us relate to our own families

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The Raw and Unabashed Poetry of Yu Xiuhua | Book Review

Yu Xiuhua’s “Moonlight Rests on My Left Palm” is a celebration of the power of straight-talking

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The Revenge Rocks | Fiction

Yang Ping's sci-fi story explores the darker side of humanity's space ambitions

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Burst Your Bubble With Taiwan's Queer Sci-Fi Classic

A review of the new English translation of the Chi Ta-Wei's "The Membranes," an eerily relevant imagining of the future

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