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      Chinese Art

      by Zhang Jing

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      History of Chinese Modern Popular Literature

      by Fan Boqun

      A pioneering academic project by Fan Boqun, a founder in the field of Chinese popular literature research, the book is divided into eight compilations: "Social Romance", "Martial Arts Making", "Detective Stories", "Historical Stories", "Humorous Stories", "Popular Drama", "Popular Journals" and "Chinese Modern Popular Literature Memorabilia".

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      January 2017

      Sing, Sadness

      by Lan Lan

      This is a poem collection of modern Chinese poet Lan Lan, who chooses about 200 works from 1983-2014. Her poems are characterized with strong emotion, sharp thoughts, and lyrical expression.

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      March 2018

      The Moon Is Sleepless

      by Huang Fan

      Huang Fan is a remarkable modern Chinese poet who attracts great attention. His poems are characterized with compact style, imagination, and deep understanding on life. This book selects 110 of the poet’s works during 30 years of composition.

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      January 2015

      Collected Poems of Han Dong

      by Han Dong

      Han Dong is one of the most influential poets in contemporary China. Full of deep sympathy and insight into humanity, Han Dong’s poems shows modernism, and stand out with a folk style.

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      September 2015

      Melody from the Street

      by Zhai Yongming

      This book collects reprehensive short poems of modern Chinese poet Zhai Yongming. This female poet is well-known for her elegant language, exquisite skill, imagination, and especially her deep exploration of modern women’s inner world. Her poems are also influential among international poetry field.

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      May 2017

      New Horseman and the Horse

      by Che Qianzi

      This title collects best poems of Che Qianzi’s forty years’ composition, including 280 poems with different style. It is a complete display of the poet’s writing style and artistic exploration. It is an artistic poetry collection with remarkable character.

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      March 2017

      Long Poems: Death in a Stone Cell and Floating Wood

      by Lofu

      Lofu is widely acknowledged as a great poet in contemporary Chinese poetic circles. He has made great contributions through his long poems, which have served to promote the development of contemporary Chinese poetry. His collection of long poems includes “Death in a Stone Cell” and“Floating Wood”. Lofu was a nominee for the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2001 for his long poem “Floating Wood”.

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      April 2018

      The Yesterday Snake

      by Lofu

      This poem collection is selected and arranged by Mr. Lofu himself. During 70 years of writing career, Lofu produced poems with various themes, one of which is “animal”. Butterfly, fish, bird, cricket, clam, ape, snake, cicada, raccoon, spider, fly, earthworm, silkworm, crab...all of them acquire new life under the poet’s pen.

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      March 2017

      Blossoms Like Fire and Loneliness: Selected Poems and Paintings of Gu Cheng

      by Gu Cheng

      The writings and paintings were compiled by Gu Cheng’s sister Gu Xiang. 80 lyrics and dozens of pictures were selected. Two essays on poetry were also included in this book, which confessed personal writing and life in summary, expressed the original opinions about Chinese literary tradition, and disclosed the secret association between the author himself and the literary history.

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      July 2017

      It Is the Old Time that Brings Us Joy

      by Bai Hua

      This is a poetry collection of Bai Hua. It contains most representative works during 35 years of the poet’s creation. Bai Hua is one of the most excellent lyric poets in contemporary China. From the year 1979, he started poetry, essay, and critic writing, as well as translation of British and American literature.

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      March 2016

      Zheng Chouyu’s Poems: Collection of a Confused Age

      by Zheng Chouyu

      Zheng Chouyu is one of the most representative poets of modern Chinese poetry. His poems are characterized with elegance, fluency, imagination and lyricism. Various images and gentle, gorgeous style make him a very popular poet.

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      March 2017

      Night Watchman: A Selection of Poems by Yu Kwang- chung

      by Yu Kwang-chung

      This collection of poems chosen and translated by Yu Kwang-chung, the poet himself, covers over eighty poems from 1958 to 2014. Unlike other poetry anthology, the poems in Night Watchman have been handpicked by the author personally. It includes classic works like Nostalgia, Jadeite Cabbage, Four Songs of Nostalgia, A Tug of War with Eternity, On the Rivers and Lakes, etc. and poems in different styles which have never beenpublished in the mainland before. These works, translated into English by the author,combine the charm of classic Chinese literature and the spirit of modern western literature, and embody the sound interaction between writing and translating.

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      October 2017

      Melancholy of the Kite

      by Yu kwang-chung

      The title selects 100 classic pieces of Chinese poet Yu Kwang-chung’s from his 1000 poems. It is divided into seven parts: ambition, affection, homesickness, art, education, nature, life. Through different themes, the poet presented his longing for hometown, his love towards wife, his appreciation of other poets, and his contemplation of universe and life.

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      August 2016

      The Chronicle of Lin Sanzhi

      by Shao Chuan

      Lin Sanzhi (1898-1989) was an important Chinese calligraphers of the 20th century. The book is a detailed record of Lin’s life experiences over more than 90 years, charting his studies, travels and compositions. The book is informative and collectible as it provides a comprehensive understanding of Lin’s artistic talents and life as well as contemporary Chinese art history.The book was awarded the annual “China’s Book of 2016” by China Central Television. It is China’s first comprehensive, detailed and accurate record of the artistic life of Lin Sanzhi, who was honored in the 1980s as a“Contemporary Saint of Cursive Calligraphy”.

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      August 2015

      Mater of Ceramic Teapot: Biography of Gu Jingzhou

      by Xu Feng

      Gu Jingzhou(1915-1996) is the most accomplished ceramics master in contemporary China. His works are famous for the decorate technics, elegant style, and various shapes. He raises ceramic craft to a new level with ultimate combination of technic and art. This book depicts a whole life of Gu Jingzhou, expressing respect to his age and his achievements.

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      August 2018

      The Grand Canal

      by Xia Jianyong

      As the longest canal in the world, the Grand Canal connects five rivers in the land of China. This human-made river not only witnessed history of several dynasties, but also made great contribution to the economic, cultural, and political unification of the southern and northern China. This title explores large amount of historical materials concerning the Grand Canal, picturing a complete record of the canal during 2000 years.

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      March 2018

      Beauty of the Useless

      by Ye Zhaoyan

      This essay collection deserves careful reading. It is a book of heart-to- heart talk. Ye Zhaoyan’s prose is free and approachable, just like talking with an old friend when you read them. He can observe the desolation and warmth of human nature and see clearly the pain and goodness of the world. With this book to accompany, one is not alone in the hard times.

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      July 2016

      Records of Citizens in Nanjing Alleys

      by Gu Yicheng

      This book humorously depicts the bittersweet lives of Nanjing’s underclass who are busy and delighted with making a living in the 1970s and 1980s, which mirrors the toils of daily lives and sincerity of working people. Andemen Labour Market, Liuhe Noodle House, Huiming Bridge Market, etc. mentioned by the book make readers in Nanjing who are familiar with the surroundings feel particularly close.

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      May 2018

      The Poetic Biography of Li Shangyin

      by Zhang Shiqun

      This book is a biography of Li Shangyin, a famous poet of the Tang Dynasty. He was a superstar when the Tang Dynasty was going to perish. He made a full stop to the poetry of the Tang Dynasty. His poetry is exquisite and graceful, and had been popular with posterity for thousands of years. Through his poems, this book comprehensively depicts the melancholy and sentimental life of Li Shangyin.

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