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Dragons and Boxers By Kyle Fiske

Northern China in 1900. The nation is in turmoil, and from the countryside comes a brutal,...

Interview with Frode Z. Olsen, author of ‘Fighting for Two Kings’, a story of the Danish people in Hong Kong during the Japanese invasion...

Frode Ziebell Olsen is a Danish writer of novels and historical documentary books. He retired in 2013...

A Small Band of Men by Les Bird

‘Les Bird joined the Hong Kong Marine Police in 1976 and saw the last years of the hard-working, hard-drinking colonial policemen...

Fighting for Two Kings by Frode Z. Olsen

There were just a handful of Danish people in Hong Kong when the Japanese attacked in December 1941, and they had to...

The Garden of Forking Paths by Jorge Luis Borges

Read online The Garden of Forking Paths ("El jardín de senderos que se bifurcan") by Jorge Luis Borges The Garden of Forking Paths is a short story,...

People who are strangers to liquor are incapable of talking about literature. Mo Yan

Author: Mo Yan. Origin: The Republic of Wine, chapter 3, pag. 25 “People who are strangers to liquor are incapable of talking about literature.” ― Mo...

China’s censorship is not as rigorous as everyone thinks. The self-censorship of the authors is much worse. Yan Lianke

Origin: From the documentary "China on China, Culture for Billions" by Schulz Contreras, Lisbet & Jarnebrink, Lollo. "China's censorship is not as rigorous as everyone...

Chinese Pictures by Isabella Bird

Chinese Pictures is a loving reproduction of the photograph collection first published by the intrepid traveller Isabella Bird in 1900. The images were all taken...

Interview with Margaret Sun: Betwixt & Between

The autobiography of MARGARET SUN traces intertwining personal events and epochal historical events, the recent history of China, from Shanghai before the Japanese invasion,...

Betwixt and Between By Margaret Sun

This is a unique memoir of modern China, a story of courage, of despair and of hope. Margaret Sun was born in Shanghai in 1935...

Shanghai Daisy By Daisy Kwok

Daisy Kwok’s life spanned old Shanghai and modern Shanghai, old China and “New” China in a way that no other did. This book presents stories...

Portraits of trees of Hong Kong and Southern China

Hong Kong possesses an impressively diverse tree flora with 390 native species. This book celebrates the incredible diversity, beauty and biology of the territory’s tree...

Interview with Daniel Reid, author and expert on Chinese tradition

Daniel Reid is an American author and expert in traditional Chinese medicine and culture. He has written numerous books and articles on various aspects of...

Shots From the Hip by Daniel Reid

This is the long-awaited memoir of Daniel Reid, world-renowned expert on consciousness, holistic medicine and living life to the full. Unbound by convention and driven...

Interview with Clare Kane, author of Dragons in Shallow Waters, the story of a young English woman during the anti-foreign Boxer Rebellion

Amidst the violence of the anti-foreign Boxer Rebellion, Nina Ward, a young China-born Englishwoman finds herself under siege alongside the city’s overseas population. Amazon China-underground: Who...
 

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