Wang Xiaobo - Golden Age - Astra House Books

WANG XIAOBO

WANG XIAOBO, a contemporary Chinese writer, was born in Beijing in 1952 and died of illness on April 11, 1997. Xiaobo taught at Peking University and Renmin University of China and became a freelance writer in 1992. His novels Golden Age and The Future World won the United Daily News Award for Novel twice with his screenplay East Palace, West Palace won the Best Screenplay Award at the Mar del Plata Film Festival in Argentina in 1996. His representative works include collections of essays: A Maverick Pig, The Silent Majority; novels Golden Age, Silver Age, Hongfu’s Elopement at Night, etc.

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