Ruiyan Xu

Ruiyan Xu

Average rating: 3.04 · 585 ratings · 150 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
The Lost and Forgotten Lang...

3.04 avg rating — 585 ratings — published 2010 — 14 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“Two months in Shanghai, and what does she have to show for herself? She had been full of plans on the plane ride over, had studied her phrase book as if cramming for an exam, had been determined to refine her computational model with a new set of data, expecting insights and breakthroughs, plotting notes for a new article. Only the time has trickled away so quickly. She has meandered through the days chatting with James instead of gathering data. At night, she has gone out to dinners and bars. [James'] Chinese has not improved; her computational model has barely been touched. She does not know what she has been doing with herself, and now an airplane six days away is waiting for her.”
Ruiyan Xu, The Lost and Forgotten Languages of Shanghai: A Novel
tags: life, time, work



Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Book Haven: Mawgojzeta's 100 in 2010 Challenge COMPLETED 19 76 Jan 03, 2011 06:49AM  
Reading with Style: ABC Questions & Answers 89 119 Sep 19, 2012 01:14PM  
Second Chance Cha...: Around the World in 90 Days 18 134 Jan 29, 2013 11:34AM  
Crazy Challenge C...: Winter 2012 Scavenger Challenge 188 144 Apr 14, 2013 12:33PM  
Crazy Challenge C...: April 2013 Spell Challenge 176 96 Jul 23, 2013 09:32AM  

Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Ruiyan to Goodreads.