Lin, Sylvia Li-chun

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I Did Not Kill My Husband
A Novel
By Liu Zhenyun, Translated by Sylvia Li-chun Lin, Translated by Howard Goldblatt
(Arcade Publishing)
Li Xuelian, married to Qin Yuhe, is pregnant with their second child. Happy news? Not in China, with its one-child policy. It is a crime. What is she to do? Her only option is divorcing before the second child is born.“Once the baby has entered into the household registry, we’ll marry again. The baby... [READ MORE]
The Cook, the Crook, and the Real Estate Tycoon
A Novel of Contemporary China
By Liu Zhenyun, Translated by Sylvia Li-chun Lin, Translated by Howard Goldblatt
(Arcade Publishing)
The Cook, the Crook, and the Real Estate Tycoon by prize-winning Chinese novelist Liu Zhenyun is a novel of Beijing that paints a microcosm of contemporary China, dealing with classes at the two extremes: the super rich and the migrant workers who make them rich through deceit and corruption.The protagonist,... [READ MORE]
I Did Not Kill My Husband
A Novel
By Liu Zhenyun, Translated by Howard Goldblatt, Translated by Sylvia Li-chun Lin
(Arcade Publishing)
Li Xuelian, married to Qin Yuhe, is pregnant with their second child. Happy news? Not in China. With its one-child policy, it’s a crime. What is she to do? Her only option is divorcing before the second child is born. “Once the baby has entered into the household registry, we’ll marry again. The baby... [READ MORE]
Remembering 1942
And Other Chinese Stories
By Liu Zhenyun, Translated by Howard Goldblatt, Translated by Sylvia Li-chun Lin
(Arcade Publishing)
Sweeping, humorous, and moving tales from one of contemporary China’s greatest writers.The bestselling and award-winning author of novels satirizing contemporary China, Liu Zhenyun is also renowned for his short stories. Remembering 1942 showcases six of his best, featuring a diverse cast of ordinary... [READ MORE]
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