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Famous Authors from China

List of the most popular authors from China, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Chinese authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Chinese writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

Items here include everything from Chen-Ning Yang to Lu Xun.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from China?" and "Who are the best Chinese authors?"

For further information on these historic Chinese authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated Chinese authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.
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    Selected Poems of Ai Qing, Black eel

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    'Once–Lin Xi's 1990s from beginning to end'

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    Sha ding, Xu ba ji, Ba Jin de nei xin shi jie

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    Bai Yansong Yansong American, Yansong in Taiwan, Yansong Goes to Japan

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    Poems of a period, Golden Triangle, frontier and wilderness, A farewell ...

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    Cai Guo-Qiang, Light cycle, Xianggang zheng quan tou zi

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    Dream of the Red Chamber, Shi tou ji, Sin-e orciġuluġsan Hūng leo meng ...

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    A choice fulfilled, Nonlinear Photonics: Nonlinearities in Optics, ...

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    Chen Duxiu's Last Articles and Letters, 1937-1942

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    King of the children

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    A private life

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    Selected papers (1945-1980), with commentary, Elementary particles

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    Communications engineering, A Completeness Theorem and a Computer Program ...

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    Extraordinary World inside Breasts, Great Idol II: Stupid Showbiz Mong Kok ...

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    The Doctrine Of The Mean, Analects, Book of Rites

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    Da Chen Brothers, Die Farben des Berges. Eine Kindheit in China, Colours of the ...

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    Wo di ru yu, Tiananmen Follies, Liang Shuming Wang Shiwei Chu Anping

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    Mu qian di xing shi he ren wu, 1980 nian 1 yue 16 ri, Selected Works of ...

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    Dong Han Banished!

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    Dong Mingzhu Check Around the World

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    Natural Healing With Qigong

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    The boy who catches wasps, Looking out from death, Statements

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    The Rice Sprout Song, Naked earth, Written on Water

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    Erfu Zhou Doctor Norman Bethune, Morning in Shanghai, Valley in Spring

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    Eryue He

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    Faxian A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms

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    Feng Jicai Gao nü ren he ta di ai zhang fu, Voices from the whirlwind, Wo shi ...

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    Shuai Zhen Ji, Chexiang Shehui, Yuan-Yuan Tang Sui Bi

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    In focus

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    Soul Mountain, One Man's Bible, Ink Paintings by Gao Xingjian

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    Siao Yu, The Lost Daughter of Happiness, Yi ge nu bing di qiao qiao hua ...

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    Living for change

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    Nameless flowers, Selected poems, Sea of dreams

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    Gu Gong

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    Juedai Shuangjiao, Feidao Youjian Feidao, Biancheng Langzi

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    Like a Speeding Youth, Triple Door, Riot in Chang'an City

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    The Mountain Is Young, A Many-Splendoured Thing, Destination Chungking

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    The white crane has no mourners, The collected songs of Cold Mountain, ...

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    Shen jiao zhe shuo, K El Arte Del Amor, Concubine of Shanghai

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    Mulberry and Peach: Two Women of China, The purse, Eight stories by ...

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    Microwave approach to highly-irregular fiber optics

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    Huang Yi Twin of Brothers

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