This “review” contains quotes from the book and explanations for why I chose them.
Oct 24, 2017 | Japanese
This “review” consists of some quotes from the book and explanations for why I chose them.
Jul 20, 2017 | Chinese
I’d bet far more people have heard of this influential Chinese classic than have read it.
Mar 30, 2017 | Language and Culture
Yu Hua’s book is organized around ten words, but the ten essays in the book aren’t necessarily about the words themselves. They’re about the author’s experiences in the context of Chinese society as it changed and developed around him.
Jan 7, 2017 | Chinese
It’s as if Kafka decided to write a book with Carl Sagan, M.C. Escher, and the author of Flatland, and set it in China.
Ever wondered what etymology is like in the Chinese language?
Mar 5, 2016 | German
There must be better translations out there. I just read the free one from Gutenberg.
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