Books tagged: China

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A Cowherd in Paradise

By May Q. Wong

In 2006, the Prime Minister apologized to the Chinese people for the legislated discrimination created by Canada’s head tax laws in the first half of the twentieth century, acknowledging the far-reaching and long-term consequences it has had on their families. A Cowherd in ... Read more

Cambodia and the Year of UNTAC

By Tom Riddle

This is the untold story of what went on behind the scenes when the UN tried to manage free elections in Cambodia in the early 90s. Told with insight, humor, and a dash of romance, Cambodia and the Year of UNTAC staggers from adventure to adventure as the UN seeks to bring hope ... Read more

Canadians at War, Vol. 2

By Susan Evans Shaw

Dieppe, the Battle of Hong Kong, the Mora River Campaign, the Invasion of Normandy, the Siege of Dunkirk, — battles not as distant as we may think. The constant gunfire, the whistle of bombs, the hiss of gas, the cold, the wet, the fear, the loneliness, and the anguish of ... Read more

Chinese Brushstrokes

By Sandra Hutchison

In the autumn of 1998, nine months before the Tiananmen Uprising, Sandra Hutchison traveled to Anhui Province, China, to teach English literature. Her students shared with her their dreams, their hopes, and their lives, and she, in turn, embraced their culture as fully as any ... Read more

Mirrors and Windows

Edited by Anna Yin
Translated by Anna Yin

Over the years Anna Yin has had the honour to translate more than 50 poets’ works. With more and more people growing interested in translation and bilingual poetry, it is time to publish these translations in book form. I hope this serves as a good resource, and will further ... Read more

Mongolian Chronicles

By Allen Smutylo

Longlisted, RBC Taylor Prize

The Mongolia you never knew existed. Mongolia beyond Genghis Khan.

In the shadows of the Altai Mountains live the Kazakh nomads of western Mongolia. These hard-living nomads survive on windswept steppes, grazing their herds and keeping an ancient ... Read more

Somewhere

Edited by Lorna Jane Harvey

An inspiring and timely collection of stories about migration, written from twenty women’s perspectives.

Somewhere is an inspiring collection of stories about migration. Written from twenty women’s perspectives, it brings a refreshing and uniting voice to this compelling ... Read more

Taobao

By Dan K. Woo

In spare, fable-like stories Dan K. Woo introduces us to a fascinating cast of characters from different regions of China. From rural villages to bustling cities, Woo deftly charts the paths of people searching for love, meaning and happiness. Throughout, the spectre of Taobao ... Read more