Xue Yiwei, a writer famous in China and almost unknown in Montreal.

Two short stories collections, “War Stories” and “Shenzheners” by Xue Yiwei , a celebrated writer in China who lives in Montreal for almost fifteen years, are now translated into English.   – From Shenzhen to Montreal:   He grew up in Changsha, Hunan, where he worked for a local government body after studying computer science…

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Internet, novel, historical studies, how to revive Shanghai’s French Concession?

The French Concession of Shanghai is a fascinating episode in French colonial history and development of Shanghai. A “thriller”by Xiao Bai, has just been published and re-creates with talent and a remarkable historical accuracy the turbulences of the year 1931 in the “French Concession”.Once the book is finished, many questions remain which can be met…

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