Tuesday, September 21, 2010


In honor of our ongoing Mandarin Chinese classes (see below), celebrate all things Chinese @ your library! We have several new titles you might want to check out:

A Thread of Sky: A Novel by Deanna Fei

For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World's Favorite Drink and Changed History by Sarah Rose

Country Driving: A Journey through China from Farm to Factory by Peter Hessler

Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, and Language by Deborah Fallows

The Lost and Forgotten Languages of Shanghai by Ruiyan Xu

The Moon Opera by Bi Feiyu

Pearl Buck in China: Journey to The Good Earth by Hilary Spurling

The Mao Case by Qiu Xiaolong

Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok

Lee Valley Poems = Li he gu de shi by Yang Lian

Life and Death are Wearing Me Out: A Novel by Mo Yan

For a list of Chinese cookbooks, click here.

For a list of our Chinese language learning materials, click here.

Or, check out the class itself!
Introduction to Mandarin Chinese
Saturdays, 9/4–10/30
11:00 a.m.-noon
Learn a dynamic mix of Mandarin Chinese language along with various aspects of the Chinese culture with instructor Ying Ding. For ages eight and up. Register online.

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