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Biography

btr, a writer, contemporary art critic, and translator of English literature living in Shanghai, China. He has published, among others, Shanghai: Notes on City Life (Shanghai Century Publishing Group, 2003), Bizarre Stories (Thinkingdom Media Group, 2013), Mini Stories (Chongqing University Press, 2016), Petite Mort (CITIC, 2017). His translations include Paul Auster’s The Invention of Solitude (Zhejiang Culture and Art Publishing House, 2009; Imaginist, 2019), M&C Saatchi’s Brutal Simplicity of Thought (Chu Chen Books, 2013) , Paul Auster’s Winter Journal (Shanghai 99 culture, 2016;Imaginist, 2019) and Abbas Kiarostami’s Lessons with Kiarostami (Elegance Publishing, 2017). He is the founder of online magazine “Petite Mort” (since 2014).

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