Murong Xuecun

Murong Xuecun (nom de plume of Hao Qun) is one of China’s most famous contemporary authors. His work includes The Missing Ingredient, Leave Me Alone, Dancing Through Red Dust, and Deadly Quiet City (The New Press). He wrote a New York Times opinion column from 2011 through 2016 and has also written for The Guardian. He lives in Australia.

News and Reviews

The New York Times Magazine

Read a profile of Murong Xuecun in the New York Times Magazine.

Literary Hub

Read an excerpt from Deadly Quiet City by Murong Xuecun in Literary Hub.

The China Project

Read an interview with Murong Xuecun in The China Project.

Kirkus Reviews

Read a starred review of Murong Xuecun’s Deadly Quiet City in Kirkus Reviews.

Books by Murong Xuecun

Deadly Quiet City
True Stories from Wuhan

Murong Xuecun