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Announcing the publication 'Bird Talk and Other Stories' by Xu Xu

Michael Palmer - Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Following up our announcement of Former Studio Ghibli Exec Steve Alpert's memoir, we are happy to announce the publication of influential and widely read 20th century Chinese author, Xu Xu’s Bird Talk and Other Stories by Xu Xu: Modern Tales of a Chinese Romantic.  Read More


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