Thursday, June 05, 2008

Jonathan Fenby's top books on modern China

Author-journalist-editor Jonathan Fenby named his "top books on modern China" for the Times (London).

One item on the list:
The Inspector Chen Series by Qiu Xiaolong

Well-crafted crime stories that say much about modern China and, in particular, Shanghai.
Read about another book on Fenby's list.

--Marshal Zeringue