Issue 55: Autumn 2008
Interviews with Li Rui, Mo Yan, Yan Lianke and Lin Bai.
|The first English translations of fiction and poetry by Lin Bai, Duo Duo and Yin Lichuan.|
|Evelyn Nien-Ming Ch’ien on ‘Symbolic Revolutions’, Shao Yanjun on ‘Pretty Women’s Writing’ and Samuel Y Liang on art, amnesia, nostalgia and fashion in Shanghai.|
Reviews of Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny by Amartya Sen, Entry from the Backside Only by Binoo K John, Free Outgoing by Anupama Chandrasekhar, 20 Fragments of a Ravenous Youth by Xiaolu Guo, The Golden Age by Tahmima Anam, First Rain by Donna Weir-Soley and The Sun By Night by Benjamin Kwakye.