Books by Zhang Xianliang

GRASS SOUP by Zhang Xianliang
Released: July 1, 1995

"An extraordinary glimpse into one of the darkest periods of human history."
A haunting prison diary that depicts the epic sorrow and unmitigated human suffering that took place in the ``re-education'' camps of the Chinese Cultural Revolution. Read full book review >
GETTING USED TO DYING by Zhang Xianliang
Released: Jan. 16, 1990

A restrained but moving account of the toll a totalitarian society exacts, by Chinese dissident and writer Zhang (Half of Man is Woman, 1988), who with his first novel became a symbol of political openness and of a less repressed attitude toward sex. Read full book review >