Search Results: "Chi Wang"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"May be of great value to those interested in the history of Chinese studies in America and/or the Library of Congress."
Wang offers his account of his tenure as head of the Chinese collection of the Library of Congress. Read full book review >

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Obama's Challenge to China by Chi Wang
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2015

"An informative, persuasive look at the current state of Chinese-American relations."
Wang (The United States and China Since World War II, 2013, etc.) offers an analysis of Obama's China policy and the continuing points of contention in the Chinese-American relationship. Read full book review >

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A NEW HOPE by Jack Wang
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 31, 2015

"A surprisingly good choice for parents who are more familiar with Star Wars than Goodnight Moon. (Board book. 2-4)"
Apparently you're never too young for Star Wars. Read full book review >

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CHEMISTRY by Weike  Wang
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 31, 2017

"Wry, unique, touching tale of the limits of parental and partnership pressure."
Equal parts intense and funny novel about one woman's breakdown. Read full book review >

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THE MONOLOGUE PLAYS by Patrick Wang
Released: Aug. 19, 2009

"An entertaining read for theater buffs and basic fiction fans alike."
A collection of 75 plays reflecting diverse human and literary voices. Read full book review >

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PLAYING FOR THRILLS by Wang Shuo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 1997

"But American readers may well just be reminded of Paco Ignacio Taibo's absurdist Mexican melodramas, or Stella Duffy's British punkers."
It's no wonder that Fang Yan can't remember who the eighth person was at dinner that night. Read full book review >

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TONGUE by Kyung-Ran Jo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2009

"A sumptuous feast."
South Korean bestseller Jo makes her English-language debut with a novel focused on elemental experiences, primarily food and sex. Read full book review >

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IN REAL LIFE by Cory Doctorow
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Thought-provoking, as always from Doctorow. (Graphic fiction. 12-16)
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Online gaming and real life collide when a teen discovers the hidden economies and injustices that hide among seemingly innocent pixels.
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FAKE MUSTACHE by Tom Angleberger
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Total deadpan lunacy. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Can one nerdy teen keep a tuft of fake lip-hair from realizing its dream of world domination? Read full book review >

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THE NIAN MONSTER by Andrea Wang
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2016

"Ai ya—not the happiest New Year tale. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A little girl in Shanghai outwits a Lunar New Year monster. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NEW GENERATION by Wang Ping
Released: July 19, 1999

paper 1-882413-54-7 NEW GENERATION ($25.00; paper $16.00; Jul. 19; 236 pp.; 1-882413-55-5; paper 1-882413-54-7): The Shanghai-born editor, who left China for the US in 1985, gathers together 24 young poets, all born in the "50s and "60s most still living and sometimes managing to publish under the current repressive regime. Read full book review >