Charles A. Laughlin Presents a Collection of Contemporary Chinese Novellas

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
By the River

Charles A. Laughlin, Liu Hongtao & Jonathan Stalling, eds., By the River: Seven Contemporary Chinese Novellas (Tulsa: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016). Coming out November 10, this is a collection of seven novellas from the past 15 years by Wang Anyi, Han Shaogong, Li Tie, Jiang Yun, Chi Zijian, Fang Fang, and Xu Zechen, featuring translations by Charles Laughlin, Andrea Lingenfelter, Eleanor Goodman and Lucas Klein, with a critical introduction to the place of the novella in modern and contemporary Chinese literature by Charles Laughlin with Liu Hongtao.