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Yu Hua
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  • About this Author
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Yu Hua is the author of five novels, six story collections, and four essay collections. His work has been translated into more than twenty languages. He has received many awards, including the James Joyce Award, France’s Prix Courrier International, and Italy’s Premio Grinzane Cavour. Yu Hua lives in Beijing.

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October 7, 2014
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Boy in the Twilight
Stories of the Hidden China
Written by Yu Hua
Translated by Allan H. Barr


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $15.95

Yu Hua’s populist voice and exquisite wit have made him one of the most celebrated and bestselling writers in China. These visceral, flawlessly crafted stories explore the line between cruelty and warmth on which his country is precariously balanced. 

In the title story, a shopkeeper confronts a child thief and punishes him... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Boy in the Twilight
Stories of the Hidden China
Written by Yu Hua
Translated by Allan H. Barr


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $24.00

From the acclaimed author of Brothers and To Live: thirteen audacious stories that resonate with the beauty, grittiness, and exquisite irony of everyday life in China.

Yu Hua’s narrative gifts, populist voice, and inimitable wit have made him one of the most celebrated and best-selling writers in China. These flawlessly crafted stories—unflinching... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Boy in the Twilight
Stories of the Hidden China
Written by Yu Hua
Translated by Allan H. Barr


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $12.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

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Brothers
A Novel
Written by Yu Hua
Translated by Eileencheng-Yin Chow and Carlos Rojas


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $16.95

A bestseller in China, Brothers is an epic and wildly unhinged black comedy of modern Chinese society running amok.

Here is China as we’ve never seen it before, in a sweeping, Rabelaisian panorama of forty years of rough-and-rumble Chinese history, from the madness of the Cultural Revolution to the equally rabid madness... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Brothers
A Novel
Written by Yu Hua


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 27, 2009
Price: $13.99

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China in Ten Words

Written by Yu Hua
Translated by Allan H. Barr


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.00

From one of China’s most acclaimed writers: a unique, intimate look at the Chinese experience over the last several decades.

Framed by ten phrases common in the Chinese vernacular, China in Ten Words uses personal stories and astute analysis to reveal as never before the world’s most populous yet oft-misunderstood nation... Read more >
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China in Ten Words

Written by Yu Hua
Translated by Allan H. Barr


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Chronicle of a Blood Merchant

Written by Yu Hua


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Chronicle of a Blood Merchant

Written by Yu Hua


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: November 9, 2004
Price: $15.00

One of the last decade’s ten most influential books in China, this internationally acclaimed novel by one of the mainland’s most important contemporary writers provides an unflinching portrait of life under Chairman Mao.

A cart-pusher in a silk mill, Xu Sanguan augments his meager salary with regular visits to the local blood... Read more >
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Cries in the Drizzle

Written by Yu Hua


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $13.95

Yu Hua’s beautiful, heartbreaking novel Cries in the Drizzle follows a young Chinese boy throughout his childhood and adolescence during the reign of Chairman Mao.

The middle son of three, Sun Guanglin is constantly neglected ignored by his parents and his younger and older brother. Sent away at age six to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Cries in the Drizzle

Written by Yu Hua


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $9.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.


Available
January 13, 2015
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The Seventh Day
A Novel
Written by Yu Hua
Translated by Allan H. Barr


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $25.00

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The Seventh Day
A Novel
Written by Yu Hua
Translated by Allan H. Barr


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $12.99

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To Live
A Novel
Written by Yu Hua


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: August 26, 2003
Price: $15.00

An award-winning, internationally acclaimed Chinese bestseller, originally banned in China but recently named one of the last decade’s ten most influential books there, To Live tells the epic story of one man’s transformation from the spoiled son of a rich landlord to an honorable and kindhearted peasant.

After squandering his family’s fortune... Read more >
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To Live
A Novel
Written by Yu Hua


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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