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Chan Koonchung - Author


Chan Koonchung was born in Shanghai and raised in Hong Kong. He was a reporter at an English newspaper in Hong Kong before he founded the influential magazine City in 1976, where he was the chief editor and then publisher for 23 years. He is also a screenwriter and film producer of both Chinese and English-language films. Chan is a co-founder of the Hong Kong environmental group Green Power and was a board member of Greenpeace International from 2008 to 2011. He recently founded the NGO, Minjian International, that connects Chinese public intellectuals with their counterparts in East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia and Africa. His google account is often blocked. He is fluent in English. Chan now lives in Beijing.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Chan Koonchung

The Unbearable Dreamworld of Champa the Driver by Chan Koonchung
The Unbearable Dreamworld of Champa the Driver
Chan Koonchung
Life is simple for Champa. He has a good job as a chauffeur in his hometown of Lhasa, and if his Chinese boss Plum is a little domineering, well, he can understand that - she's a serious art-collector after all....
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/05/2014
The Fat Years by Chan Koonchung
The Fat Years
Chan Koonchung
In today's Western World, we are all aware of China and its force in the world. But, because our cultures are so different, it is easy to put to one side the political and economic influence that we all know...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/08/2012
The Fat Years by Chan Koonchung
The Fat Years
Chan Koonchung
In today's Western World, we are all aware of China and its force in the world. But, because our cultures are so different, it is easy to put to one side the political and economic influence that we all know...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/07/2011

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