Zhou Weihui





Zhou Weihui


Born
1973, Ningbo, China

Zhou Weihui (simplified Chinese: 周卫慧; traditional Chinese: 周衛慧) is a Chinese writer, living and working in Shanghai and New York. She is known in the West also as "Wei Hui".

Her novel Shanghai Baby (2000) was banned in the People's Republic of China as "decadent". Her latest novel Marrying Buddha (2005) was censored, modified and published in China under a modified title.

Wei Hui has been regarded by international media as a spokeswoman of the new generation of Chinese young women. She has presented her work in a large number of Western publications, including The New York Times, The New Yorker, Time Magazine, CNN, USA Today, the BBC, The Times, The Sunday Times, the Economist, Stern, Welt am Sonntag, Asahi Shimbun, NHK, Yomiuri Shimbun, Le M
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Average rating: 3.21 · 4,525 ratings · 363 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
Shanghai Baby

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3.21 avg rating — 3,780 ratings — published 1999 — 52 editions
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Marrying Buddha

3.28 avg rating — 711 ratings — published 2005 — 14 editions
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Điên cuồng như Vệ Tuệ

2.32 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1999
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Gia đình ngọt ngào của tôi

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2.06 avg rating — 16 ratings2 editions
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“Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of the society only because their intelligence isn't understood.”
Zhou Weihui

“Kissing with the tip of the tongue is like ice-cream melting. It was he who taught me that a kiss has a soul and colour of its own.”
Zhou Weihui, Shanghai Baby

“Her life was like a burst of wild, flowing Chinese calligraphy, written under the influence of alcohol.”
Zhou Weihui, Shanghai Baby

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