China: Beijing: Books: Booklist for Beijing
Booklist for Beijing
Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun. ~ Mao Zedong
Foreign Babes in Beijing: A Portrait of the New China, Rachel DeWoskin, 2005 — An American ex-pat’s explores of modern China.
Wild Swans Three Daughters of China, Jung Chang, 1992 — The inspiring biography tells the story of three daughters their struggle and survival against Communism in China.
Mao The Unknown Story, Jung Chang and Jon Halliday, 2006 —The authors recast Mao’s ascent to power and subsequent grip on China in the context of global events.
The Private Life of Chairman Mao, Li Zhi-Sui, 1996 —The book reconstructs Dr. Li’s extraordinary time when he served as Chairman Mao’s personal physician.
One Billion Customers, James McGregor, 2005 — Considered by some to be the bible for anybody doing business in China, the book reveals indispensable, street-smart strategies, tactics, and lessons for succeeding in the world’s fastest growing consumer market.
Mr. China, Tim Clissold, 2004 — Based on a true story, a British student of Chinese with a few years of experience at an accounting firm, teams up with an experienced Wall Street banker to invest in China in the early 1990s.
Peking: A novel of China’s Revolution 1921-1978, Anthony Grey, 1988 —Historical epic about the Long March of the Chinese Communists.