Focus on Lao She

This month we focus on the author Shu Qingchun (舒庆春), better known by his pen name Lao She (老舍).Why start with Lao She? He was and continues to be one of the most the prominent and popular 20th century authors in China.

Silk Gauze Audio launches

Last year I decided to combine my love of audiobooks and modern Chinese fiction. I thought I might create a way for listeners to grow a little more familiar with China and its people. After all, good audiobooks draw listeners into each character’s perspective, their mind and emotions, as they navigate the world around them. What better way to get a sense of a time and place? It’s effortless and entertaining and even easily portable.