Thursday, June 5, 2008

Critic's chart: top books on modern China

Author-journalist-editor Jonathan Fenby named his "top books on modern China" for the Times (London).

One book on the list:
Beijing Coma by Ma Jian

A brilliant multilayered novel focusing on the Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989.
Read about all six titles on Fenby's list.

--Marshal Zeringue