The coffin fell apart.
There was the sound of decayed wood crumbling, and a cloud of smoke surged out, like water vapour from a hot steamer.

Yan Lianke / Carlos Rojas

Chinese Literature Podcast

(1) Junkyard Poetics: Ouyang Jianghe’s Phoenix
(2) Of Gods and… More Gods: Idle Talk Under the Bean Arbor
(3) A Man and His Rock
(4) Moonstruck: Wandering the Galaxy with Li Bai
(5) Grief in a Fallen City: Du Fu’s Ever-Present Histories
(6) High Plains Drifter: Li Shangyin
(7) Revolution or Reform: A Discussion of the May 4th Movement
(8) A Male Mencius’ Mother
(9) ‘Cause I’m the Taxman: The Voyages of Yu Gong
(10) Emperor Shen’s New Groove: Song Dynasty Exam Reform


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