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Liu Zhenyun: Chinese Steamed Roll and Western Bread

As a participant of Pen World Voices at NYU this May, renowned Chinese writer Liu Zhenyun is invited by NYU China House to give a lecture, focusing on his view of Chinese and Western culture and literature. The lecture will be conducted in Chinese with English interpretations.

Date: May 3

Time: 12:30PM - 2:30PM

Location: China House, 8 Washington Mews

To reserve a seat, please RSVP here.

 

About the Liu Zhenyun:

Zhenyun Liu, born May 1958, is a writer from Yanjin, Henan Province of mainland
China.

Liu graduated with BA in Chinese Literature from Peking University.

Liu’s works include novels such as Gu Xiang Tian Xia Huang Hua (Yellow Flower
Under the Sun in Home Town), Gu Xiang Xiang Chu Liu Chuan (Going Around in Home
Town), Gu Xiang Mian He Hua Duo (Hometown: Noodles and Flowers) (four volumes),
Yi Qiang Fei Hua (A Bunch of Nonsense), Shou Ji (Cell Phone), Wo Jiao Liu Yue Jin
(My Name is Liu Yuejin), Yi Ju Ding Yi Wan Ju (One Sentence worth Ten Thousand),
Wo Bu Shi Pan Jin Lian (I am Not Pan Linlian), short stories such as Ta Pu (A Small
Town: Tapu), Xin Bing Lian (Company of New Soldiers), Dan Wei, Yi Di Ji Mao (Feather
Everywhere), Wen Gu 1942 (Reminiscing 1942).

Throughout the years, Liu’s works have been translated into English, French,
German, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Hungarian, Vietnamese, and other
languages.

Yi Ju Ding Yi Wan Ju (One Sentence worth Ten Thousand) was awarded with Mao Dun
Literature Prize in 2011.

Ta Pu (A Small Town: Tapu), Yi Di Ji Mao (Feather Everywhere), Shou Ji (Cell Phone),
Wo Jiao Liu Yue Jin (My Name is Liu Yuejin), Yi Ju Ding Yi Wan Ju (One Sentence worth
Ten Thousand), and Wen Gu 1942 (Reminiscing 1942) have been adapted into movies
and TV series.