Tag Archives: Yan Lianke

Serve the People!

“Yan Lianke’s Serve the People! is a scathing sendup of life in 1960s China during the chaos of the country’s Cultural Revolution. Serialized in…

Lenin’s Kisses

A fiercely satirical story of greed and corruption from “one of China’s most successful fiction writers” (The New York Times).

The Four Books

Man Booker International Prize finalist Yan Lianke’s most powerful and searing novel yet, about the persecution of intellectuals in a reeducation camp during the…

The Explosion Chronicles

With his distinctive style that blends mythology and realism, satire and fantasy, Yan Lianke—one of the most acclaimed Chinese writers of his generation—returns with…

Dream of Ding Village

“A sorrowful but captivating novel about the price of progress in modern China. The book, which was censored in that country, builds to an…