Watch ‘The Emperor’s Bones’ short movie

Adam has posted a short movie, ‘The Emperor’s Bones’, on his Web site. Click here to see it.  

‘One Way Street’ Seminar on ‘The Emperor’s Bones’ 10th June 2013 – Photos

On Monday 10th June a seminar was held at the One Way Street Salon (单向街.沙龙) Bookshop in Beijing for a literary discussion on the subject of ‘History and Fiction’ to coincide with the Chinese language publication of Adam Williams’ novel ‘The Emperor’s Bones’ (乾隆的骨头). Moderating was the eminent writer, critic and publisher Xu Zhiyan. Speaking […]

What the Chinese critics said…

Adam has translated critics’ comments on his novel recently published in China:

What the Chinese Critics Said of The Emperor’s Bones

Bookshop Seminar on ‘The Emperor’s Bones’ to take place in Beijing on 10th June

On Monday 10th June a seminar will be held at the One Way Street Salon (单向街沙龙) Bookshop in Beijing for a literary discussion on the subject of ‘History and Fiction’ to coincide with the Chinese language publication of Adam Williams’ novel ‘The Emperor’s Bones’ (乾隆的骨头) Speaking will be the author Adam Williams, the well known […]

Publication of the Chinese version of The Emperor’s Bones celebrated at the Beijing Bookworm

To celebrate the publication of the Chinese version of Adam Williams’s novel ‘The Emperor’s Bones’ (now running No 12 on China’s online best sellers’ list), a debate was held at the Beijing Bookworm on Friday 24th May to discuss ‘Fictionalising China’. Joining Adam were Chinese authors Hong Ying (‘The Daughter of the River’, ‘Concubine of […]

Fictionalizing China: Adam Williams joins Hong Ying, Chan Koonchung and JIang Fang Zhou at Beijing Bookworm

The Bookworm Building 4, Nan Sanlitun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing Friday, May 24, 7:30pm 40/50rmb The Chinese translation of Adam Williams’s novel set in China’s turbulent warlord period of the 1920s, The Emperor’s Bones, hit the number one spot on China’s biggest on-line bookseller, Dang Dang Wang’s New Fiction list. For a foreign novel in […]

“The Emperor’s Bones” praised by China’s top literary critics

At a seminar and press conference held at the China Club, Beijing, today, several eminent academics, critics, writers and essayists gathered at to discuss Adam Williams’s historical novel about China, The Emperor’s Bones, published in China by Phoenix Books last week and still in the top 10 of Dang Dang Wang’s bestselling list. Williams is […]

Qian Long’s Bones tops new novels category on Dang Dang Wang

Quite pleasing to hear that for the whole day Qian Long’s Bones – the Chinese version of The Emperor’s Bones – was No 1 in the new novels category on Dang Dang Wang, China’s home grown Amazon.com. It’s just been pipped to second place, but that’s no shame because I’m being told by Chinese editor […]

The Emperor’s Bones now published in Chinese!

  The Emperor’s Bones is now published in Chinese and is OUT NOW in bookshops all over China. Click here to buy on Amazon.cn

Chopsticks Club at the Salisbury Arts Festival

From Chopsticks Club June News: On 24 May, in the heart of Salisbury, the members of the audience were privileged to listen to two men with a long and insightful understanding of China, both past and present. Invited by the Salisbury Arts Festival to produce an event as part of this year’s festival cultural theme […]