Wenguang Huang

Monday, December 17, 2012

Riverhead Book's Washington Post Best Books of 2012!

Congrats to Laura Moriarty's The Chaperone, Hanna Rosin's The End of Men, Ivan Doig's The Bartender's Tale and Wenguang Huang's The Little Red Guard! All of them are on the Washington Post's Best Books of 2012 list! See the full list here.
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Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Chicagoist selects The Chaperone and The Little Red Guard as two of three June literary picks

"The Chaperone has been selected for the June 2012 Indie Next List, and is definitely worth a closer look later on this month."

"The Little Red Guard has already had many wonderful reviews from The Tribune, WSJ, Publisher's Weekly, and many more. Without a hitch, this poignant memoir makes our list for the books to be devouring this month." Read more...

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

The New Yorker raves about Wenguang Huang’s “lively” memoir, The Little Red Guard

“Humor may not be the first thing one expects from a memoir centered on burial rites,” but Huang’s memoir “inspires as many laughs as it does tears.” To read the full review, click here.

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Monday, April 30, 2012

The Wall Street Journal praises Wenguang Huang’s memoir The Little Red Guard

“Delightful… a book that brings a corner of modern China alive—a book filled with humor, family squabbles and ordinary life in a large city in a one-party state... [with] echoes of J.D. Salinger.” To read the full review, click here.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Wenguang Huang’s memoir The Little Red Guard is a Daily Beast Hot Read

“There is no overstating the profound effect of the Cultural Revolution on the lives of every single Chinese, and the Huang family’s struggles to bury their grandma is a heartrending example…perfect, moving.” To read the full review and check out the other Hot Reads picks, click here.

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Monday, January 30, 2012

Wenguang Huang’s forthcoming memoir, The Little Red Guard, gets a starred review in Publisher’s Weekly

"Illuminating…Huang’s coming-of-age story eloquently describes his family coping with change and how, in a turbulent time, he made sense of the world." To read the full, starred review, click here.  

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Thursday, January 26, 2012

Wenguang Huang, author of the forthcoming memoir The Little Red Guard, writes in Fortune about China’s economy

Wenguang Huang writes in Fortune about Chinese entrepreneurs’ interest in the U.S. To read the article, click here.  

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Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Wenguang Huang, author of the forthcoming memoir The Little Red Guard, writes about the death of Kim Jong-il in the New York Times

Wenguang Huang was in middle school in central China when Mao Zedong died. Writing about his experience of Mao’s death, Wenguang discusses the parallels between North Korea and Mao’s China and the meaning of Kim Jong-il’s death. To read the essay, click here.

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