Paper Republic: Chinese Literature Matters

Shi Cheng - Short stories from Urban China

By Helen Wang, published

Just published! Ten stories from urban China, by Ho Sin Tung, Cao Kou, Jie Chen, Yi Sha, Zhang Zhihao, Han Dong, Ding Liying, Xu Zechen, Diao Dou and Zhu Wen.
Published by Comma Press, 2012, ISBN 978-1905583461

Introduction, by Liu Ding, Carol Yinghua Lu and Ra Page
Square Moon, by Ho Sin Tun (tr. Petula Parris-Huang)
But What About the Red Indians?, by Cao Kou (tr. Rachel Henson)
Kangkang’s Gonna Kill That Fucker Zhao Yilu, by Jie Chen (tr. Josh Stenberg)
Rendezvous at the Castle Hotel, by Yi Sha (tr. Yu Yan Chen)
Dear Wisdom Tooth, by Zhang Zhihao (tr. Josh Stenberg)
This Moron is Dead, by Han Dong (tr. Nicky Harman)
Family Secrets, by Ding Liying (tr. Nicky Harman)
Wheels are Round, by Xu Zechen (tr. Eric Abrahamsen)
Squatting, by Diao Dou (tr. Brendan O’Kane)
How to Look at Women, by Zhu Wen (tr. Julia Lovell)


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Some of the best story titles in any collection of Chinese shorts I've seen…

 Eric Abrahamsen, April 19, 2012, 5:20a.m.


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