In Land of Big Numbers, Te-Ping Chen focuses on the minutiae of modern China. Photo: Shutterstock In Land of Big Numbers, Te-Ping Chen focuses on the minutiae of modern China. Photo: Shutterstock
In Land of Big Numbers, Te-Ping Chen focuses on the minutiae of modern China. Photo: Shutterstock

Land of Big Numbers: writer Te-Ping Chen tries to make sense of China by focusing on the miniature

  • Te-Ping Chen’s first short story collection, Land of Big Numbers, already counts the authors Madeleine Thien, Jennifer Egan and Charles Yu as fans
  • She wrote the book ‘as way of trying to grapple with a country that can be really difficult to try and parse’

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In Land of Big Numbers, Te-Ping Chen focuses on the minutiae of modern China. Photo: Shutterstock In Land of Big Numbers, Te-Ping Chen focuses on the minutiae of modern China. Photo: Shutterstock
In Land of Big Numbers, Te-Ping Chen focuses on the minutiae of modern China. Photo: Shutterstock
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