Li Rui

Li Rui is a short-story writer and novelist from China. He is best known for his Houtu series of short stories, which won the China Times Literary Prize as well as the 8th National Award for best short stories. He has published five novels, several novellas and several volumes of short stories. In 2004, Li won the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres award for his contributions to arts and literature.

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Silver City

Li Rui; Translated by Howard Goldblatt
Metropolitan Books

Li Rui's first novel, Silver City is a gripping family saga based on his father's experience as an underground Communist, and the latter's tragic death in a...

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