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In his latest novel In the Cloud, award-winning ethnic Tibetan writer Alai breaks his decade-long silence on his experience with death during the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake. In an interview with NewsChina, Alai discusses past trauma, his literary transformations and social challenges to come

A documentary about folk rock musician Su Yang and four other artists from Northwest China explores the ancient music traditions of the Yellow River Basin

Popular spy novelist Mai Jia departs from the genre in his latest novel Life Is Like An Ocean, embarking on a voyage to reconcile with his past

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Sidelined for nearly a century in literary circles, Chinese science fiction has finally entered its golden age – and shot into the global spotlight

Influential Tibetan filmmaker Pema Tseden has garnered acclaim at home and abroad with his observant, insightful and uniquely authentic portrayals of contemporary life and culture in Tibet

Once restricted reading in China, J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye has since become an acknowledged part of the literary canon and one of the most influential American works for generations of Chinese writers and readers