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China Dream
A Private Life
Apricot’s Revenge
Feathered Serpent
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From classics to science fiction, same-sex love to mystery, day-to-day life to revolution, these works of Chinese language fiction have made their way into English language print and onto the shelves. Here are four book recommendations brought to you by your friends at Pima County Public Library.
“China Dream” by Ma Jian
“A Private Life” by Ran Chen
“Apricot’s Revenge” by Song Ting
“Feathered Serpent” Xu Xiaobin
Like these? Be sure to check out the full list at tucne.ws/1ipj.
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China Dream
A Private Life
Apricot’s Revenge
Feathered Serpent
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