“You’re stepping on my shadow, please back off,” she said.

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

八十年代访谈录 (lit. The 1980s)

Novel by Zha Jianying.

Editor: Zha Jianying English title (an approximate translation, as there is no English version): The Eighties Sanlian Shudian, Beijing. 453 pages. Cover price: 38 RMB. First Printing: May, 2006. As of April 2007, the book was in its sixth printing. A collection of interviews with eleven prominent mainland Chinese intellectuals active in the 1980s: novelist Ah Cheng, poet Bei Dao, artist Chen Danqing, professor/literary critic Chen Pingyuan, rock musician Cui Jian, historian/philosopher Gan Yang, literary/film critic Li Tuo, art critic Li Xianting, documentary filmmaker/film critic Lin Xudong, writer/musician/renaissance woman Liu Sola, director Tian Zhuangzhuang and photojournalist Li Xiaobin.