Books by Nien Cheng
Life and Death in Shanghai
by Nien Cheng
It’s an appalling story. You don’t find that it’s infused by self-pity, and that I think makes it a very powerful piece of writing
Interviews where books by Nien Cheng were recommended
The best books on Modern China, recommended by Rana Mitter
In October 1911, China’s last imperial dynasty fell. The legacy of that revolution remains deeply ambiguous in today’s People’s Republic. China scholar Rana Mitter tells us about the country’s tumultuous changes from 1911 to the present day.