THE CHINA FANTASY: Why Capitalism
Will Not Bring Democracy to China
“Mann has perfectly described the blend of
hope and cynicism that currently underpins
American policy toward China.”—Gordon S.
Chang, The New York Sun.
Penguin • 160 pp. • 978-0-14-311292-1 • $13.00
Also available: The Rebellion of Ronald Reagan, The
Obamians, p. 7; Rise of the Vulcans, p. 10
f THE DARK ROAD
From one of the most important and courageous voices in contemporary Chinese
literature, a novel about the human cost of
China’s one-child policy told through the lens
of one rural family on the run from its reach.
Penguin Press • 288 pp. • 978-1-59420-502-6 • $25.95
Available April 2013
Jonathan D. Spence
THE GATE OF HEAVENLY PEACE
The Chinese and Their Revolution, 1895–1980
“Through innovative techniques and unparalleled mastery of Chinese texts, Spence has
broadened our perspectives and given greater
depth to our visions of Chinese life.”—China
Penguin • 560 pp. • 978-0-14-006279-3 • $18.00
Also available: The Death of Woman Wang 978-
0-14-005121-6, The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci
978-0-14-008098-8, Treason By the Book 978-0-14-200041-0
Prisoner of the Chrysanthemum Throne
The story of the brilliant Harvard- and
Oxford-educated woman who, in 1993, sacrificed her career as a diplomat to marry Crown
Prince Naruhito—and how her modern sensibilities continue to clash with the ancient
system of the world’s oldest royal dynasty.
Tarcher • 320 pp. • 978-1-58542-610-2 • $14.95
THE DRAGON IN THE LAND OF SNOWS
A History of Modern Tibet Since 1947
“A deeply insightful and thorough account...
likely to be the definitive history of modern
Tibet for a generation or more.”—The New York
Times Book Review. 8 pp. b/w photographs.
Penguin • 608 pp. • 978-0-14-019615-3 • $18.00
BROTHER ONE CELL: An American
Coming of Age in South Korea’s Prisons
“The tale of a wide-eyed, innocent, middle-class American thrust into a world of
deprivation and daily trials that speed his
passage into adulthood.”— The New York Times.
Penguin • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-311311-9 • $15.00
THE DRAGON’S VILLAGE
“The story of China’s 1949 Revolution, told by
a young woman of Shanghai who abandoned
the comforts of a middle-class life to join the
movement to organize the peasants in China’s
remote interior.”—Harrison Salisbury.
Penguin • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-005811-6 • $16.00
JAPAN AND EAST ASIA
Pramoedya Ananta Toer
THE BURU QUARTET
Translated with Introductions by Max Lane
“A searing indictment of an often cruel and
malevolent regime.”—Kirkus Reviews.
THIS EARTH OF MANKIND
Penguin • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-025635-2 • $16.00
CHILD OF ALL NATIONS
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-025633-8 • $16.00
f BEIJING WELCOMES YOU
Unveiling the Capital City of the Future
“A spirited portrayal of an old metropolis
being turned inside out.”—Time magazine.
“A revealing and well-written report on what
we should know and understand about 21st-
century China.”—Gay Talese.
Riverhead • 432 pp. • 978-1-59448-580-0 • $16.00
Penguin • 480 pp. • 978-0-14-025634-5 • $17.00
HOUSE OF GLASS
Penguin • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-025679-6 • $17.00
Also available: All That Is Gone 978-0-14-303446-9, The
Jonathan D. Spence
RETURN TO DRAGON MOUNTAIN
Memories of a Late Ming Man
The biography of Zhang Dai, one of the finest
historians and essayists of the Ming dynasty.
“Beautiful....Spence has himself opened an
unsuspected world of ‘tadpole traces’ and
‘bird feet markings,’ a magic-lantern realm lost
until now.”—Christopher Benfey, The New York
Times Book Review.
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-311445-1 • $16.00
A Washington Post Best Book of the Year
f ESCAPE FROM CAMP 14
One Man’s Remarkable Odyssey
from North Korea to Freedom in the West
“A searing account of one man’s incarceration
and personal awakening in North Korea’s
highest-security prison.”— The Wall Street
Journal. “Reveals more in 200 pages about
human darkness in the ghastliest corner of the
world’s cruelest dictatorship than a thousand
textbooks ever could....A riveting, remarkable book that should be required reading in
every high-school or college civics class.”— The
Viking • 256 pp. • 978-0-670-02332-5 • $26.95
Or The Coffee Auctions of
the Dutch Trading Company
Translated with Notes by Roy Edwards
and an Introduction by R.P. Meijer
One of the most forceful indictments of colonialism ever written, Max Havelaar tells of a
civil servant in Java who champions the cause
of a native population brutally exploited by a
local prince and Dutch commercial interests.
Penguin Classics • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-044516-9 • $16.00
MAO ZEDONG: A Life
Penguin • 208 pp. • 978-0-14-303772-9 • $14.00
TO CHANGE CHINA
Western Advisers in China
“A fascinating popular book...Mr. Spence has
given these careers fascinating first-person
detail. He is a skilled craftsman.”—John K.
Fairbank, The New York Review of Books.
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-005528-3 • $16.00
Aung San Suu Kyi
FREEDOM FROM FEAR and Other Writings
Edited by Michael Aris
Forewords by Václav Havel
and Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Penguin • 416 pp. • 978-0-14-103949-7 • $17.00
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LETTERS FROM BURMA
Introduction by Fergal Keane
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-104144-5 • $16.00
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