5 Essential Biographies on China's Most Successful People

By That's, March 21, 2019

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From Jack Ma to Jet Li, here are five must-read biographies on some of China's most successful modern-day figures.

10 Essential Books on Chinese Culture

1. Ma Yun's Unorthodox Innovation

Jack Ma Alibaba Biography

2. The Tencent Empire

The Tencent Empire

3. A Life of Love and Benevolence: A Biography of Jet Li

Jet Li Biography

4. The Lang Way to Success: Stories of Pianist Lang Lang and His Tiger Father

Lang Lang Biography

5. Justin Yifu Lin: A Legend of Diagnosing China's Economic Development

Justin Yifu Lin Biography

5 Essential Biographies on China's Most Successful People

Want all five books? You can order the whole set here for RMB388 (original price: RMB485).

Plus, we’ve got not one, but two special gifts for our readers! From March 1 to 31, we are giving away a free set of postcards (20 pcs/set) for book purchases over RMB199. Together there are four sets of gorgeous postcards for you to choose from. Just leave a message upon checkout to specify the theme you want. There are four themes in total:

  • The Story of the Forbidden City

  • Tibet, Time Paradise

  • Memory of Chengdu in Photos

  • Memory of Old Beijing's Hutongs

Book Review: Chinese Classic 'The Dream of the Red Chamber'

Book Review: Chinese Classic 'The Dream of the Red Chamber'

It gets better! Spend over RMB299 and you'll receive a free beautifully designed 'ancient' notebook. These notebooks feature a selection of poems and lyrics from the Tang and Song Dynasties, translated by the legendary Xu Yuanchong. The bilingual Chinese and English poems are printed alongside classic Chinese paintings, and there's plenty of space in the blank margins  for you to take notes and record your personal thoughts.

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There are two notebook editions to choose from:

  • "To See Within One Day All Flowers on the Trees"

  • "Time and Tide Will Not Wait For a Man Forlorn"

Leave a message upon checkout to specify which edition you want. 

March Poster Deal

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