#BLF2019# BECOMING INSPECTOR CHEN

BECOMING INSPECTOR CHEN: IN CONVERSATION WITH QIU XIAOLONG
Qiu XiaolongAladin Farré

Monday, March 25, 8:00 PM
60 RMB | BW 25-2 | The Bookworm – TICKETS

Best-selling author Qiu Xiaolong’s books have sold over two million copies worldwide and have been published in twenty languages. He is the author of the hugely popular Inspector Chen series, which feature Death of a Red Heroine (2000), A Loyal Character Dancer (2002), When Red Is Black (2004), A Case of Two Cities (2006), Red Mandarin Dress (2007), The Mao Case (2009), Don’t Cry, Tai Lake (2012), Enigma of China (2013), Shanghai Redemption (2015), and Becoming Inspector Chen (in French and Italian, 2016 and 2017). He has also written a collection of linked stories Years of Red Dust (serialized in Le Monde first, 2010); three poetry translations, Treasury of Chinese Love Poems (2003), Evoking T’ang (2007) and 100 Classic Chinese Poems (2010); and his own poetry collections, Lines Around China (2003) and Poems of Inspector Chen (2016). He published prize-winning poetry, translation and criticism in Chinese in the eighties, and became a member of the Chinese Writers’ Association. In 1988, he went to the United States as a Ford Foundation Fellow, started writing in English, and obtained a Ph.D. in comparative literature at Washington University. Born in Shanghai, he currently lives in St. Louis with his wife and daughter. Come a meet the prolific and multi-talented Qiu Xiaolong.

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