April 16 2020

Nine Continents:
A Memoir In and Out of China Xiaolu Guo

Excerpt from Xiaolu Guo's Nine Continents: A Memoir In And Out Of China (published by Grove Atlantic 2017).

Recorded by Therese Henningsen

China/United Kingdom

Xiaolu Guo


Xiaolu Guo is a Chinese British novelist and filmmaker. She has published several books in both English and Chinese. Her memoir Nine Continents won the National Books Critics Circle Award 2017. I Am China was one of NPR’s Best Books of the Year. Her previous novels include A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers (Orange Fiction Prize Shortlist.) She also directed...