Books

Your essential guide to Beijing bookstores, author readings and book signings

Interview: Lina Getachew Ayenew talks complexity, change and China-Africa relations
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Interview: Lina Getachew Ayenew talks complexity, change and China-Africa relations

We chat with the author of The Complete Beginner’s Guide to China-Africa Relations

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Interview: Author Graeme Sheppard on reopening Pamela Werner's 1930s murder
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Interview: Author Graeme Sheppard on reopening Pamela Werner's 1930s murder

The retired police officer sheds new light on the brutal unsolved crime

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Your winter reading sorted: 7 great books about China
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Your winter reading sorted: 7 great books about China

Seven books to curl up with as you hibernate through the cold

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Beijing's best foreign-language bookshops
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Beijing's best foreign-language bookshops

Bookstores to suit all bookworms

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The best books on women in China
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The best books on women in China

Some of the most important works on the lives of modern Chinese women

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China's best books

The best Chinese books of the last century
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The best Chinese books of the last century

Time Out’s guide to the top China fiction and non-fiction books you need to read

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Interviews

Leta Hong Fincher on China's growing feminist movement
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Leta Hong Fincher on China's growing feminist movement

The bestselling author discusses her much-anticipated new book

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Interview: Roseann Lake
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Interview: Roseann Lake

We chat to the author about her controversial book on leftover women

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Paul French
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Paul French

The award-winning author on his latest book City of Devils: A Shanghai Noir

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Can Xue
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Can Xue

We delve into the magical frontiers of the avant-garde author

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Alec Ash
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Alec Ash

Co-editor of new anthology 'While We're Here' talks to Time Out

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Xinran: 'Women couldn't speak out before the 90s'
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Xinran: 'Women couldn't speak out before the 90s'

Author Xinran on her new book Buy Me the Sky

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Popular features

7 fascinating non-fiction books to read this Chinese New Year
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7 fascinating non-fiction books to read this Chinese New Year

New books from the last few months to get your brain going

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A cheat's guide to China's 4 great classic novels
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A cheat's guide to China's 4 great classic novels

An essential guide to the Chinese classic books you need to know

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5 amazing books about China to read this summer
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5 amazing books about China to read this summer

From sci-fi to self-help, we've got you covered

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5 great books about China to read this autumn
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5 great books about China to read this autumn

Five experts offer their picks on books about, and from, China

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