A. Global Research Analyst
A. Writing, if you can call it a job
A. I did both high school and college in China.
A. Hard to say. The Lives of Others is a good one.
A. Live, think, read, write, dream, love, travel, enough?
A. A journey of a thousand miles starts from the first step.
A. Reading a good book in front of a burning fireplace on a snowy evening
A. One chapter from completing a 400-page book, I realize that I hate the book
A. A small, remote village somewhere in China
A. No one yet.
A. You know...
A. Not traveling the world before I had my daughter
A. Knowing people's minds
A. Being still alive
A. Terrible at direction
A. Being a good listener
A. An eagle
A. Winston Smith in 1984
A. Da Ci Bao from Laoshe's novel, Four Generations Under One Roof
A. Lu Xun, a Chinese writer from the twentieth century. I wouldn't say a word to him; meeting him is enough
A. Looking at people on the streets, at cafes...
A. Honest, generous, passionate
A. Chekhov, V.S. Naipaul, Lu Xun, Lao She, Albert Camus, William Trevor, Alice Munro, to name a few.
A. Many. For example, Dr. Zhivago, One Thousand Years of Solitude, Lolita, Lu Xun's short stories
A. You know your characters