For a Song and a Hundred Songs

A Poet's Journey Through a Chinese Prison

By Liao Yiwu; Wenguang Huang (Translator)
(New Harvest, Hardcover, 9780547892634, 404pp.)

Publication Date: June 4, 2013

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Description

From the renowned Chinese poet in exile comes a gorgeous and shocking account of his years in prison following the Tiananmen Square protests.




About the Author
Liao Yiwu is a critic of the Chinese regime, for which he has been imprisoned and his works have been banned. He is the author of The Corpse Walker: Real Life Stories, China from the Bottom Up and a forthcoming memoir. In 2011, Liao dramatically escaped from China and now splits his time between the United States and Germany.

Wenguang Huang is a writer, journalist, and translator whose articles and translations have appeared in The Wall Street Journal Asia, Chicago Tribune, and The Paris Review. He is also the author of The Little Red Guard: A Family Memoir.



Wenguang Huang, who grew up in northern China, is a Chicago-based writer and translator. His writing has appeared in "The Paris Review", "Harper's", " The Christian Science Monitor", the "Chicago Tribune", and the"Asia Literary Review". He is the English translator of Liao Yiwu's "The Corpse Walker" and "God is Red" and Yang Xianhui's "Woman from Shanghai."
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