Ninth Building

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Product Details

Price
$15.95  $14.83
Publisher
Open Letter
Publish Date
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.4 X 0.7 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781948830751

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About the Author

Zou Jingzhi is highly regarded in China as a fiction writer, poet, essayist, screenwriter, and
playwright. He is a founding member of the Chinese theatre collective Longmashe. As a
screenwriter, the films he wrote for Zhang Yimou and Wong Kar Wai have been well received at
film festivals across the world. His plays and operas have been performed in China as well as
internationally, and his poems and essays have been very influential, going into multiple reprints.


Jeremy Tiang has translated over twenty books from Chinese, including novels by Yan Ge, Yeng Pway Ngon, Zhang Yueran, Shuang Xuetao, Lo Yi-Chin, Chan Ho-Kei, and Geling Yan. His novel State of Emergency won the Singapore Literature Prize in 2018. He also writes and translates plays. Originally from Singapore, he now lives in New York City.

Reviews

"These blunt, tamped-down translations of tales of youth during cultural revolution in Beijing address the grim cruelty of that time"--PEN America