Books by Xiaolu Guo

NINE CONTINENTS by Xiaolu Guo
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"A rich and insightful coming-of-age story of not only a woman, but an artist and the country in which she was born."
A gripping memoir about growing up in—and leaving—China, from one of Britain's most acclaimed young novelists. Read full book review >
I AM CHINA by Xiaolu Guo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"A semi-epistolary tale powered by what's repressed and unsayable."
An unusual translation assignment offers a harrowing glimpse into post-Tiananmen repression in China. Read full book review >
THE DROWNED ONES by Sara Fraser
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2010

"The easily solved mystery in Thomas's third case is supplemented by a pleasing selection of little-known historical details."
A strong-minded but physically weak Parish Constable takes his courage in his hands to solve several possible murders. Read full book review >
TWENTY FRAGMENTS OF A RAVENOUS YOUTH by Xiaolu Guo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 5, 2008

"It's tempting to greedily gobble up this slim coming-of-age narrative, much like the chive dumplings its heroine cannot get enough of."
Peasant girl leaves her rural Chinese village for a fresh start in bustling Beijing. Read full book review >
A CONCISE CHINESE-ENGLISH DICTIONARY FOR LOVERS by Xiaolu Guo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 4, 2007

"An often-charming exploration of learning, love and loss."
A young Chinese woman travels to London on a student visa and falls in love with a much older English bachelor. Read full book review >
A CONCISE CHINESE-ENGLISH DICTIONARY FOR LOVERS by Xiaolu Guo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 4, 2007

"An often-charming exploration of learning, love and loss."
A young Chinese woman travels to London on a student visa and falls in love with a much older English bachelor. Read full book review >