Ha Jin’s new novel, “A Map of Betrayal”, tells the story of a Chinese spy living...
by dwang | Jun 2, 2009
The China Beat has collected and reposted two thoughtful pieces on how the events of Tiananmen Square and the Cultural Revolution has impacted how overseas Chinese think and feel about China. In his Sunday New York Times op-ed...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 28, 2007
In the New Yorker, John Updike reviews Ha Jin’s new novel, A Free Life: His new novel, “A Free Life,” (Pantheon; $26), is a relatively lumpy and uncomfortable work, of which a first draft, he confides in a brief afterword, was completed in the year 2000. In an interview that same year, with Bookreporter.com, he […]
by Sophie Beach | Mar 23, 2005
War Trash, by novelist Ha Jin, has won the PEN/Faulkner award. Here is an AP story on the award. The New York Times called War Trash one of the ten best books of 2004, and published an interview with Ha Jin. He also won the PEN/Faulkner in 2000 for his novel Waiting.
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- FT – Chinese censors take aim at former premier Wen Jiabao’s essay
- SCMP – US sharply criticises China in annual human rights review, the Biden administration’s first public assessment of Beijing’s record
- New York Times – How China’s Outrage Machine Kicked Up a Storm Over H&M
- HRW – People in China Left Wondering, ‘What Happened in Xinjiang?’
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers