Soon after his suicide in 1989 at the age of 25, Hai Zi’s poems about nature, loneliness, and the fleeting nature of yearning and happiness began inspiring a generation of steadfast, fiercely idealistic young Chinese who sought romance, guidance and hope.Read More
Author: Anthony Tao
About The Author
Anthony Tao is a writer and editor in Beijing. You can read his published poems and other stories on anthonytao.com. He was Radii’s first editor-in-chief.
The man’s got some moves.Read More
Longtime Beijingers are well aware that the independent bookstore (slash-cafe-slash-bar-slash-event-space) The Bookworm — a local institution if ever there was one — was the first place in town to host weekly pub quizzes. Well, we’re bringing it back. Next Monday, July 24 at 8 pm, there will be a special (loosely) China-themed pub quiz at The Bookworm, hosted by yours truly.Read More
The closest thing we have to immortality is living in the memories of strangers.Read More
“Kangding Love Song” is one of China’s most well-known and beloved tunes, originating from Kangding, Sichuan province, inspired by the daily life of the people there.Read More