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Jonathan Tel

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Jonathan Tel is the author of the story collection Arafat's Elephant (Counterpoint, 2002) and the novel Freud's Alphabet (Counterpoint, 2003). His stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, and Zoetrope. He has worked as a quantum physicist and an opera librettist. While in New York he writes about Beijing, and while in Beijing about New York.

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The Beijing of Possibilities

Written by Jonathan Tel
Foreword by Helan Xiao


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Other Press
On Sale: June 30, 2009
Price: $14.95

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The Beijing of Possibilities

Written by Jonathan Tel


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Other Press
On Sale: June 30, 2009
Price: $14.95

Blending elements of the surreal with carefully observed details of life in present-day Beijing, Jonathan Tel’s short stories offer a rich and highly entertaining guide to the city and its many and varied inhabitants–from a modern-day Monkey King to an equally contemporary indentured servant, from a boy tasting his first cotton... Read more >
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