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Xiaolu Guo was born in 1973 in a fishing village in south China. Having studied film at the Beijing Film Academy, she published a number of books in China and made the prize-winning film Love in the Internet Age (1999). She moved to London in 2002, to pursue her film-making, and began a diary in English which was the seed for the novel A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers. The English translation of Village of Stone was published by Chatto in 2004.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Xiaolu Guo

Once Upon A Time in the East A Story of Growing up by Xiaolu Guo
Once Upon A Time in the East A Story of Growing up
Xiaolu Guo
Shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards 2017, Costa Biography Award Xiaolu Guo meets her parents for the first time when she is six. They are strangers to her. When she is born...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/01/2017
I am China by Xiaolu Guo
I am China
Xiaolu Guo
Longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2015. A tale of love and politics, of poetry and repression. In 1999 two Chinese students hid as a café is stormed by the authorities, so begins their love. In 2013 a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2015
I am China by Xiaolu Guo
I am China
Xiaolu Guo
Longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2015. A tale of love and politics, of poetry and repression. In 1999 two Chinese students hid as a café is stormed by the authorities, so begins their love. In 2013 a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers by Xiaolu Guo
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers
Xiaolu Guo
A brilliant journey of self discovery for the heroine of this novel. It starts off written in fragmented English, which can be slightly awkward to read but improves as our heroine’s grasp of the language improves. A funny, witty story...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2008
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers by Xiaolu Guo
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers
Xiaolu Guo
A brilliant journey of self discovery for the heroine of this novel. It starts off written in fragmented English, which can be slightly awkward to read but improves as our heroine’s grasp of the language improves. A funny, witty story...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2007

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