Books covered, discussed and recommended on the podcast

By The Translated Chinese Fiction Podcast

By The Translated Chinese Fiction Podcast

Flock of Brown Birds

Ge Fei

$9.95

Penguin China's neat little edition of Ge Fei's weird and haunting short story

The Invisibility Cloak

Ge Fei

$14.95

Canaan Morse's translation of Ge Fei's (relatively) realist novel

Narrative Poem

Yang Lian

$24.00 $22.08

Yang Lian's rather strange and very deep poetic journey through a collection of old family photographs

Floral Mutter

Ya Shi

$15.00 $13.80

Nick Admussen's translation of the collected poems of Ya Shi

Vagabonds

Hao Jingfang

$28.99 $26.67

China's answer to The Dispossessed

Stories of the Sahara

Sanmao

$28.00 $25.76

Sanmao's entry to the English language

That We May Live: Speculative Chinese Fiction

Si'an Chen, Hui Zhu, et al.

$16.95 $15.59

Beaaautiful design

Broken Stars: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation

Ken Liu

$27.99 $25.75

Ken Liu's second Chinese SF anthology

Celestial Empire: The Emergence of Chinese Science Fiction

Nathaniel Isaacson

$25.95

Nathaniel Isaacson breaks down the very first Chinese sci-fi

The Three-Body Problem

Cixin Liu

$17.99 $16.55

YOU ARE BUGS

Waste Tide

Chen Qiufan

$26.99

Recycling, revolt, and the future of the human mind?

The Untouched Crime

Zijin Chen

$14.95

Murder in Hangzhou!

The Chilli Bean Paste Clan

Yan Ge

$18.98

Family feuding in Sichuan!

The Water Margin: Outlaws of the Marsh: The Classic Chinese Novel

Shi Naian

$29.95 $27.55

*bashes u on the head uwu*

Weeds

Lu Xun

$22.00

An edgy redo of a Lu Xun classico

A Madman's Diary: English and Chinese Bilingual Edition

Lu Xun and Vito Inguglia

$12.50

Eat people!

Wild Grass

Xun Lu

$16.80

Lu Xun el classico

Lust, Caution: The Story

Eileen Chang

$12.00

Eileen Chang vs her guilty conscience

Record of Regret, Volume 7

Dong XI

$29.94

DLK's translation

I Myself Am a Woman: Selected Writings of Ding Ling

Ding Ling

$26.40

Get yourself a whole book of Ding Ling

The Wild Great Wall

Zhu Zhu

$16.00 $14.72

Poetry from a real wanderer

A Hero Born: The Definitive Edition

Jin Yong

$27.99

Oh, so you wish to sample my Shredding Palm Five Dragons Exhaling Wistfully Technique? Hahaha!

Miracles of Life: Shanghai to Shepperton, an Autobiography

J. G. Ballard

$25.95

JG Ballard in Shanghai <3

Paper Swordsmen: Jin Yong and the Modern Chinese Martial Arts Novel

Christopher Hamm

$27.00

Where did wuxia's modern incarnation come from? Find out here

The Dream of the Red Chamber: Hung Lou Meng

Cao Xueqin

$11.95

Baoyu wtf are u doin

The Reincarnated Giant: An Anthology of Twenty-First-Century Chinese Science Fiction

$44.40

The rare completionists' cousin of Ken Liu's anthologies

Peach Blossom Paradise

Ge Fei

$17.95 $16.51

Ge Fei is the king

Death's End

Cixin Liu

$17.98 $16.54

Liu Cixin explodes your brain

Death Notice

Zhou Haohui

$16.00

Eumenides wants to know your location