All Book Reviews

By , March 4, 2012

Below is a list of the China-related books that China Law & Policy has reviewed.  Included below are the CL&P rating and a link to the review.  Check back periodically as we read more books and update this list.

Beijing Bastard: Coming of Age in a Changing China

By Val Wang, 2014
CL&P Review: December 8, 2015
Rating: ★★★☆☆
To Purchase Beijing Bastard: Coming of Age in a Changing China, click here

Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China

By Leta Hong Fincher, 2014
CL&P Review: July 18, 2014
Rating: ★★★★½
To Purchase Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China, click here

 

Bad Elements: Chinese Rebels from Los Angeles to Beijing

By Ian Buruma, 2001
CL&P Review: October 17, 2013
Rating: ★★★½☆
To Purchase Bad Elements: Chinese Rebels from Los Angeles to Beijing, click here

 

Environmental Litigation in China: A Study in Political Ambivalence

By Rachel Stern, 2013
CL&P Review: May 2, 2013
Rating: ★★★★½
To Purchase Environmental Litigation in China: A Study in Political Ambivalence, Click Here

 

The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom

By Simon Winchester, 2008
CL&P Review: Mar. 25, 2013
Rating: ★★☆☆☆
To Purchase The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom, Click Here

 

The Corpse Walker: Real Life Stories – China from the Bottom Up

By Liao Yiwu, 2009
CL&P Review: Oct. 10, 2012
Rating: ★★★½☆
To Purchase The Corpse Walker: Real Life Stories: China From the Bottom Up, Click Here

 

The Fat Years: A Novel

By Chan Koonchung, 2012
CL&P Review: June 3, 2012
Rating: ★★★☆☆
To Purchase The Fat Years: A Novel, Click Here

 

Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young English Woman Haunted the Last Days of Old China

By Paul French, 2012
CL&P Review: May 28, 2012
Rating: ★★★★½
To Purchase Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China, Click Here

 

Brave Dragons: A Chinese Basketball Team, An American Coach and Two Cultures Clashing

By Jim Yardley, 2012
CL&P Review: April 18, 2012
Rating: ★★★★☆
To Purchase Brave Dragons: A Chinese Basketball Team, an American Coach, and Two Cultures Clashing, Click Here

 

Life & Death in Shanghai

By Nien Cheng, 1987
CL&P Review: May 8, 2011
Rating: ★★★★★
To Purchase Life and Death in Shanghai Click Here

 

Mao’s Great Famine: The History of China’s Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958-1962

By Frank Diotter, 2010
CL&P Review: April 18, 2011
Rating: ★★★½☆
To Purchase Mao’s Great Famine Click Here

 

Country Driving: A Chinese Road Trip

By Peter Hessler, 2010
CL&P Review: February 10, 2010
Rating: ★★★★☆
To Purchase Country Driving Click Here

 

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