Yu Hua 1960-

Yu Hua worked as a dentist for five years and began writing in 1984. His collections of short stories include Shiba sui chumen yuan xing [Leaving home at eighteen] and Shishi ru yan [Ever-changing world].

Works available in English:

  • Chronicle of a Blood Merchant (tr. Andrew F. Jones). New York: Pantheon Books, 2003.
  • The Past and the Punishments (tr. Andres F. Jones). Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1996.
  • To Live: A Novel (tr. Michael Berry). New York: Anchor Books, 2003.