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Ebook of TOUJOURS GAI memoir available now for purchase

Old China Books is pleased to announce that an ebook of the memoir TOUJOURS GAI by Luise Shannon Landers is now available for purchase  from Amazon.* In this unique memoir, a lady 95 years old recollects her long and tumultuous … Continue reading

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More Q&A with James Lande about the novel Yang Shen

Here are a few additional Q&A topics that didn’t make it into Living the Taiping, David Cahill’s interview with James Lande at the Isham Cook web blog. Why did you begin with a long novel before ever having any other writing success? The … Continue reading

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New review of Yang Shen at Amazon, and Q&A at Isham Cook

We are pleased to announce a new review of Yang Shen called “The Taiping Up Close” just posted on the Yang Shen Amazon page by the accomplished essayist, novelist and literary critic David Cahill (author of Lust and Philosophy, The Exact … Continue reading

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Kindle eBooks for Yankee Mandarin, and Yang Shen Book I 1st Edition, ordered “unpublished”

Old China Books has been ordered by Amazon Kindle to “unpublish” two of three Kindle eBooks, for the reasons cited in the KDP email below. Accordingly, OCB will “unpublish” the eBook for the 1st Edition of Yang Shen, Book I, and the eBook … Continue reading

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Ten free copies of Yang Shen eBook from Flipreads

Old China Books is giving away ten promotional codes for a free copy of Yang Shen, Book I, 2nd Edition eBook from the Philippine electronic bookstore Flipreads. The promo codes will be given to the first ten readers to leave … Continue reading

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Novels About China: Guest Post at Historical Tapestry

From Marg at Historical Tapestry: “Today, I am thrilled to introduce James Lande from Old China Books to give us a fantastically comprehensive list of suggested reading about China!” Historical Tapestry invited James to guest post with a discussion of historical novels … Continue reading

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Yang Shen now available on Kobo eReaders

Announcing availability of Yang Shen on Kobo eReaders starting today.

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Reader questions from Yang Shen book readings in April 2012

Yang Shen had two book readings in April 2012, one for the Anza Borrego Desert Paleontology Society, and another at the San Diego County Public Library, both at Borrego Springs, CA. Here are answers to questions those attending brought up at … Continue reading

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Evolving the Old China Books Book Blog

This blog has been undergoing a makeover as we become more knowledgeable about the blogosphere. It started as a place to comment on the formatting Yang Shen eBooks when the eBooks were first offered – the YS eBook has a … Continue reading

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Camel-back Arch Bridge, Pekin                           Old China Books Book Blog This blog introduces titles offered by Old China Books and provides a place for discussions about our books.              Page background: Romance of the Three Kingdoms 三國演義              Page headers: The Shanghai Bund, 1857 … Continue reading

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