The Corpse Walker

Author: Yiwu Liao
Editor: Anchor
ISBN: 0307388379
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A collection of oral histories reveals the lives of ordinary Chinese men and women, including a professional mourner, a leper, an abbot, a retired government official, and a political prisoner.
The Corpse Walker
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Yiwu Liao
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Anchor

A collection of oral histories reveals the lives of ordinary Chinese men and women, including a professional mourner, a leper, an abbot, a retired government official, and a political prisoner.
The Corpse Walker and Other True Stories of Life in China
Language: en
Pages: 318
Authors: Yiwu Liao
Categories: China
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Text Publishing

The Corpse Walkeris a collection of twenty-seven extraordinary interviews that opens a window, unlike any other, onto the lives of ordinary, often outcast, Chinese men and women. Liao Yiwu reconstructs conversations he had between 1990 and 2008 with a range of remarkable people- a professional mourner, a human trafficker, a
Bullets and Opium
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Liao Yiwu
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-03 - Publisher: Atria/One Signal Publishers

A “memorable series of portraits of the working class people who defended Tiananmen Square” (The New York Review of Books) during the protests from the award-winning poet, dissident, and “one of the most original and remarkable Chinese writers of our time” (Philip Gourevitch). Much has been written about the Tiananmen
For a Song and a Hundred Songs
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: Yiwu Liao
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

An award-winning exiled poet remembers his years in prison following the Tiananmen Square protests, describing the brutality he endured for writing the incendiary poem, "Massacre," the humanity he discovered in his fellow cellmates, and the ways in whichhis incarceration reflected key changes in China.
Woman from Shanghai
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Xianhui Yang
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-04 - Publisher: Anchor

In Woman from Shanghai, Xianhui Yang, one of China’s most celebrated and controversial writers, gives us a work of fact-based fiction that reveals firsthand—and for the first time in English—what life was like in one of Mao’s most notorious labor camps. Between 1957 and 1960, nearly three thousand Chinese citizens