Linda Jaivin

Linda Jaivin

is the author of eight books, including the China memoir The Monkey and the Dragon (2001).


About Linda Jaivin

Linda Jaivin is the author of eight books, including the China memoir The Monkey and the Dragon (2001). She is also an essayist and playwright, writing on such diverse subjects as sexuality, refugees, and Chinese culture and society. As a literary translator from Chinese, she specialises in subtitles for films, including Hero (2002), Farewell My Concubine (1993), and Wong Kar Wai’s upcoming The Grandmaster (2013). She has been a frequent visitor to mainland China since 1980.


Articles about Linda Jaivin

Articles by Linda Jaivin

A complex beast

The Chinese Communist Party is arguably the single most powerful organisation in the world.