Search Results: "Ge Fei"


BOOK REVIEW

THE INVISIBILITY CLOAK by Ge Fei
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"The plot may be slight, but the author packs in wit, social commentary, and an emotional depth that will lift the reader's spirits like few recent books."
This slim comic novel, the first by acclaimed Chinese author Ge Fei to be translated into English, follows the travails of a likable loser trying to stay afloat—financially and emotionally—in contemporary Beijing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 14, 2015

"An urgent call for corporate compassion by a woman with a baby in peril."
A first-person account of a woman who became a cause célèbre following the grievous circumstances of her baby's birth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"Despite occasionally stiff prose, the story's unique subject and engaging artwork create an enjoyable resource for celebrating Chinese New Year and may prompt children to invent their own symbols and attributes. (Picture book/folktale. 6-10)"
This pourquoi tale with a trickster slant, translated from the French, introduces the symbols of the Chinese zodiac. Read full book review >