Books by Liao Yiwu

FOR A SONG AND A HUNDRED SONGS by Liao Yiwu
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 4, 2013

"A rare eyewitness account by a Chinese dissident who managed to flee to the West to gain his freedom and tell his story."
In this third translation of Liao's work (The Corpse Walker, God Is Red), Wenguang Huang renders a lively, vernacular, fluent sense of the poet's angry depiction of being abruptly apprended by police in 1990 while making a protest film after the Tiananmen Square crackdown. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Will appeal to both Christian and secular readers interested in the cultural realities of China's Great Leap Forward."
A fascinating collection of interviews exploring the resurgence of Christianity in China. Read full book review >
THE CORPSE WALKER by Liao Yiwu
NON-FICTION
Released: April 15, 2008

"Mingles a scholar's detachment with bemused sadness at the cruelties of a troubled and furious history."
English-language publication of dissident writer Liao's "interviews with people from the bottom rung of society," a 2001 bestseller in China until the government banned it. Read full book review >