- The consummate chronicler of youth in Beijing, Feng Tang is the author of a series of novels deeply evocative of growing up in the Chinese capital during the 1990s. [...] His main trilogy of semi-autobiographical novels evoke the experience of youth and growth with lyric accuracy, and are immensely popular with readers who were a certain age at a certain time. Feng Tang studied medicine at university, following that with a degree in business, and now lives in Hong Kong and works as a consultant for McKinsey & Co. His most recent book is an abrupt departure from his earlier themes: set in the Tang dynasty, Oneness is very close to being pure pornography. Feng Tang deploys a classical style, harking back to the traditional racy novels of imperial China, to tell the story of Buddhist monks and nuns achieving enlightenment through unorthodox means. http://paper-republic.org/authors/feng-tang/
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Marco Polo Magazine Issue #1 – Senses/感知
Key Authors and sources
China 30s (innovation, new generations)
Cui Weiping (history, philosophy)
Feng Qingyang (business, economics)
He Weifang (law, government)
Lan Ran (aesthetics, travel)
Li Yehang (religion, philosophy)
Li Yinhe (emotions, gender)
Muran (philosophy, politics, media)
Wei Zhou (history, travel)
Xin Lijian (economics, politics)
Yu Ge (philosophy, society)
Zhang Tianpan (media, social innovation)
Zheng Yongnian (international, politics)
Zhou Baosong (economics, inequality)
Topicsaesthetics age America art Beijing books business Chinese overseas city life corruption cultural revolution development economy education emotions environment ethics family fiction film food government health history Hong Kong inequality innovation international internet Japan language law literature love marriage media migration nationalism new generation new generations new media personal story philosophy poetry politics psychology public service reform relationships religion rural areas sexuality Shanghai sport Taiwan travel university urbanism Western China women work
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