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Found In Translation

How well are translated Chinese novels doing?

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The Rouge Street Blues: A New Translation Breathes Life into China’s Rustbelt

A translation of Shuang Xuetao, one of China’s brightest millennial writers, finally brings one of the country’s new generation of authors to English-language readers

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Turning the Page on a Male-Centric Sci-Fi World

A new science fiction and fantasy anthology shows the best of China’s growing canon of female and non-binary authors

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On the Road in Republican China

A new book by historian Yajun Mo reveals the through-lines linking Chinese travelers, past and present

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Where is China’s “Brothers Grimm”?

The “Lin Lan Fairy Tales” was a huge project, collecting folklore for children from all across China. So why has no-one heard of it?

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Balcony | Fiction

Sun Pin’s short story explores the foibles of romanticism in the modern day

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Ready to Launch: A Guide to China’s Latest Science Fiction Writers

Chinese science fiction is finally being translated into English beyond Liu Cixin’s famous Three-Body Problem

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The Simple Lines and Grand Designs of Shangyang Fang’s Poetry

Shangyang Fang’s acclaimed debut poetry collection meditates on desire and despair with quotes from Tang poets and techniques from Western classical music

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Myth and Mechas: “Iron Widow” Sees Historical Figures Piloting Robots | Book Review

Wu Zetian defeats giant robot (and the patriarchy) in new novel

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