DKU Intercultural Book Club

The DKU Intercultural Book Club is hosted by Austin Woerner in partnership with the Duke Kunshan University Library.

Each session the Book Club will choose one book to read in both English and Chinese. Read in whichever language you prefer and come ready to discuss your reactions to the book with other readers who may have experienced it in the other language!

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Liu Cixin, The Three-Body Problem (Part 1)


Liu Cixin, The Three-Body Problem (Part 1), translated by Ken Liu

Liu Cixin is probably the most well-known Chinese science fiction author, and one of the first to attain major international acclaim. Part 1 of his trilogy The Three-Body Problem, translated into English by science fiction author Ken Liu, won the 2015 Hugo Award for Best Novel, and the trilogy has become an international bestseller.

Earlier Event: October 19
Ursula K. LeGuin, A Wizard of Earthsea
Later Event: December 7
Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep