Sparks: China's Underground Historians and their Battle for the FutureOur speakers publish regularly books. Here you find an overview of the most recent publications on China. In some cases, we might be able to help to negotiate a discount on the official price, if you retain a speaker, or need a larger number of books. Interested? Get in touch.

Becker, Jasper, Hungry Ghosts: Mao’s Secret Famine (Holt Paperback)

Becker, Jasper, The Chinese

Brennan, Matthew, “Attention Factory: The Story of Tiktok and China’s Bytedance.

Cavolo, Mario, China: The Big Lie?: The Truth of Trillions in a Culture of Cash (2014)

Cavolo, Mario, The dragon roads on (2018)

China Speakers Bureau, A Changing China

Doctoroff, Tom, Billions: Selling to the New Chinese Consumer

Doctoroff, Tom, What Chinese Want: Culture, Communism, and China’s Modern Consumer(May 2012)

Doctoroff, Tom, Twitter is Not a Strategy: Rediscovering the Art of Brand Marketing

Dudarenok, Ashley, (co-author) Innovation Factory: China’s Digital Playbook For Global Brands (September 2023)

Dudarenok, Ashley, (co-author)Digital China: Working with Bloggers, Influencers and KOLs (November 2018)

Dudarendok, Ashley, Unlocking the World’s Largest E-Market: A Guide to Selling on Chinese Social Media

Farrer, James, Opening Up: Youth Sex Culture and Market Reform in Shanghai

Fischer, Bill and Boyton, Andy,  The Idea Hunter: How to Find the Best Ideas and Make them Happen
(review here)

French, Howard, Born in Blackness: Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World, 1471 to the Second World War (2021)

French, Howard, Everything Under the Heavens: How the Past Helps Shape China’s Push for Global Power (April 2017)

French, Howard, China’s Second Continent: How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa

French, Paul, Gypsies of Shanghai: The Roma Community of Late 1930s and 1940s Shanghai and Their Role in the City’s Entertainment Industry

French, Paul, North Korea: State of Paranoia: A Modern History

French, Paul, Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China

French, Paul, Fat China: How Expanding Waistlines are Changing a Nation

French, Paul, The Old Shanghai A-Z

French, Paul, Through the Looking Glass: China’s Foreign Journalists from Opium Wars to Mao

French, Paul, Carl Crow, a Tough Old China Hand: The Life, Times, and Adventures of an American in Shanghai

Gillis, Paul, The Big Four and the Development of the Accounting Profession in China (Studies in the Development of Accounting Thought)

Graylin, Alvin Wang, and Dr. Louis Rosenberg, Our Next Reality: Preparing for the AI-powered Metaverse, (June 2024)

Greeven, Mark, Business Ecosystems in China: Alibaba and Competing Baidu, Tencent, Xiaomi and LeEco (2017)

Holch, Gabor, Dragon Suit: The Golden Age of Expatriate Executives In China (2023)

Hsu, Sara, China’s fintech explosion, (Columbia University Press, 2020)

Johnson, Ian, Sparks: China’s Underground Historians and their Battle for the Future (September 2023)

Johnson, Ian, A Mosque in Munich: Nazis, the CIA, and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood in the West

Johnson, Ian, Wild Grass: Three Portraits of Change in Modern China

Johnson, Ian, The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao(April 2017)

Kroeber, Arthur, China’s Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Lee, Michael Justin, The Chinese Way to Wealth and Prosperity: 8 Timeless Strategies for Achieving Financial Success

Liu, Warren, China Key Success Factors

Liu, Warren, KFC in China: Secret Recipe for Success

Ma, Winston Wenyan, The Digital War: How China’s Tech Power Shapes the Future of AI, Blockchain and Cyberspace

Ma, Winston Wenyan, The Hunt for Unicorns: How Sovereign Funds Are Reshaping Investment in the Digital Economy

Ma, Winston Wenyan, China’s Mobile Economy: Opportunities in the Largest and Fastest Information Consumption Boom

Ndesanjo, Mark Obama, Nairobi To Shenzhen: A Novel of Love in the East

Rein, Shaun, The End of Cheap China (March 2012)

Rein, Shaun, The End of Copycat China: The Rise of Creativity, Innovation, and Individualism in Asia(November 2014)

Rein, Shaun,The War for China’s Wallet: Profiting from the New World Order (December 2017)

Rogers, Jim, A Bull in China: Investing Profitably in the World’s Greatest Market

Schaub, Mark, China: The Art of Law – Chronicling Deals, Disasters, Greed, Stupidity and Occasional Success in the New China

Shih, Victor, Factions and Finance in China: Elite Conflict and Inflation

Shih, Victor, Economic Shocks and Authoritarian Stability: Duration, Financial Control, and Institutions (2021)

Shih, Victor, Coalitions of the Weak, (2022)

Simons, Rowan, Bamboo Goalposts: One Man’s Quest to Teach the People’s Republic of China to Love Football

Turley, Joan, Connecting with China: Business Success through Mutual Benefit and Respect

Wang, Helen, The Chinese Dream: The Rise of the World’s Largest Middle Class and What It Means to You

Zhang Lijia, “Socialism Is Great!”: A Worker’s Memoir of the New China

Zhang Lijia, Lotus: A Novel(January 2017)

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