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Author: Barbara Demick | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: July 28, 2020
A gripping portrait of modern Tibet told through the lives of its people, from the bestselling author of Nothing to Envy. “You simply cannot understand China without reading Barbara Demick on Tibet.”—Evan Osnos, author of Age o...
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Author: Jonathan Kaufman | Narrator: Joel Richards
Release Date: June 02, 2020
"In vivid detail... examines the little-known history of two extraordinary dynasties."--The Boston Globe"Not just a brilliant, well-researched, and highly readable book about China's past, it also reveals the contingencies and ironic twists of fate i...
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Author: Jung Chang | Narrator: Catherine Ho
Release Date: October 29, 2019
They were the most famous sisters in China. As the country battled through a hundred years of wars, revolutions and seismic transformations, the three Soong sisters from Shanghai were at the center of power, and each of them left an indelible mark on...
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Author: Julia Lovell | Narrator: Nancy Wu
Release Date: September 03, 2019
*** WINNER OF THE 2019 CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZESHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2019SHORTLISTED FOR THE NAYEF AL-RODHAN PRIZE FOR GLOBAL UNDERSTANDINGSHORTLISTED FOR DEUTSCHER PRIZELONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITI...
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Author: Ha Jin | Narrator: David Shih
Release Date: January 15, 2019
From the National Book Award-winning author of Waiting: a narratively driven, deeply human biography of the Tang dynasty poet Li Bai—also known as Li PoIn his own time (701–762), Li Bai's poems—shaped by Daoist thought and character...
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Author: Stephen R. Platt | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: May 15, 2018
As China reclaims its position as a world power, Imperial Twilight looks back to tell the story of the country’s last age of ascendance and how it came to an end in the nineteenth-century Opium War.   As one of the most potent turning poin...
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Author: Kevin Peraino | Narrator: Paul Michael
Release Date: September 19, 2017
New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice • Winner of the 2018 Truman Book AwardA gripping narrative of the Truman Administration's response to the fall of Nationalist China and the triumph of Mao Zedong's Communist forces in 1949--an...
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Author: Howard W. French | Narrator: Nicholas Hormann
Release Date: March 14, 2017
From the former New York Times Asia correspondent and author of China's Second Continent, an incisive investigation of China's ideological development as it becomes an ever more aggressive player in regional and global diplomacy. For many years after...
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Author: Huan Hsu | Narrator: Huan Hsu
Release Date: March 24, 2015
A journalist travels throughout mainland China and Taiwan in search of his family’s hidden treasure and comes to understand his ancestry as he never has before. In 1938, when the Japanese arrived in Huan Hsu’s great-great-grandfather...
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Author: Jung Chang | Narrator: Jolene Kim
Release Date: October 29, 2013
A New York Times Notable BookEmpress Dowager Cixi (1835–1908) is the most important woman in Chinese history. She ruled China for decades and brought a medieval empire into the modern age. At the age of sixteen, in a nationwide selection for ro...
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Author: Ping Fu and MeiMei Fo | Narrator: Robin Miles
Release Date: December 31, 2012
“Bamboo is flexible, bending with the wind but never breaking, capable of adapting to any circumstance. It suggests resilience, meaning that we have the ability to bounce back even from the most difficult times. . . . Your ability to thrive dep...
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Author: Paul French | Narrator: Erik Singer
Release Date: April 24, 2012
In the last days of old Peking, where anything goes, can a murderer escape justice?   Peking in 1937 is a heady mix of privilege and scandal, opulence and opium dens, rumors and superstition. The Japanese are encircling the city, and the discove...
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