A revisit of Hao Jingfang’s Hugo-winning Folding Beijing in an ever more polarised world. This time elevated by Ken Liu’s first-class English translation.
Happy new year, Flying Sesame readers! I would like to welcome the new year with the latest edition of our bi-weekly China newsletter, Sesame Express #3.
Buzzword counter-marcher, Involution, Working Man, Socialite, Versailles Literature and Live-streaming shopping recapped in an extraordinary year of 2020
No details is too small. If you worry that you may have missed something or have a burning desire to dig deeper, I hope this piece will help you sleep better.
Where is the “lockdown puppy” boom leading us to? The cautionary tale of China’s Tibetan mastiffs may offer us a clue.
Welcome to the 2nd edition of our bi-weekly China Newsletter, Sesame Express. We hand-picked five topics and related commentaries we find most interesting.
While my family and friends are living their lives in China, I am languishing at home in London amid record daily new cases. The stark contrast prompts an uncomfortable question: why has China done better in fighting the Coronavirus?
Flying Sesame’s bi-weekly newsletter on China with five handpicked topics and articles from our editor – enjoy reading!
Adapted from author Ma Bo Yong’s book with the same name, most characters in The Longest Day in Chang’an actually appeared in real history. And here are their stories.
Epic Chinese thriller unravels action-packed 24 hours in 8th Century Tang China, a hidden gem of Amazon Prime’s Chinese content which deserves a wider audience.