Doris Lessing (1919-2013): “The salvation of this world cannot lie in any political ideology”

Nobel Prize Winner in Literature Doris Lessing passed away yesterday, but her legacy as one of the greatest British writers will live on. A thinker ahead of her time, Lessing's space fiction, as stated by David Waterman in his book Identity in Doris Lessing's Space Fiction, "treats the human subject as a political text, on… Continue reading Doris Lessing (1919-2013): “The salvation of this world cannot lie in any political ideology”

Editors’ Favorite: Book by Nobel Laureate Gao Xingjian!

Congratulations to Nobel laureate Gao Xingjian and Mabel Lee for Gao Xingjian: Aesthetics and Creation being picked as an editors' favorite by Cerise Press, a journal of literature, arts, and culture! The book review praises the "long-awaited" book "an illuminating read" casting light on how "Gao relentlessly probes the boundaries between languages, literature, theater, cinema… Continue reading Editors’ Favorite: Book by Nobel Laureate Gao Xingjian!

MLA 2013: Reception for Gao Xingjian and Cambria Press Book Launch by Victor Mair

MLA 2013 Reception for Gao Xingjian: Professor Victor  Mair (University of Pennsylvania and Dr. Mabel Lee (University of Sydney) with Gao Xingjian. MLA 2013 Reception (left to right): Professor Song Xiaoping (Norwich University), Toni Tan (Cambria Press), Nobel laureate Gao Xingjian, Dr. Mabel Lee (University of Sydney), and Diane Burrowes (HarperCollins). A reception for Gao Xingjian was held… Continue reading MLA 2013: Reception for Gao Xingjian and Cambria Press Book Launch by Victor Mair

Nobel Laureate Gao Xingjian Book Signing at 2013 MLA Annual Convention – Cambria Press booth (#316) on Friday (Jan 4) 1:15–1:45 p.m.

Nobel Laureate GAO Xingjian will be at the Cambria Press booth (#316) on Friday (Jan 4) at 1:15–1:45 p.m. to sign copies of his most recent book, Gao Xingjian: Aesthetics and Creation. Gao's book has been published just in time for the 2013 MLA Annual Convention! The book takes the title Aesthetics and Creation from the… Continue reading Nobel Laureate Gao Xingjian Book Signing at 2013 MLA Annual Convention – Cambria Press booth (#316) on Friday (Jan 4) 1:15–1:45 p.m.