Can Xue is the pseudonym of the renowned avant‑garde author Deng Xiaohua.

Can Xue was longlisted for the 2019 Booker International Prize for Love in the New Millennium, translated by Annelise Finegan Wasmoen. Can Xue’s other work includes Five Spice Street, Vertical Motion, The Last Lover, Frontier and I Live in the Slums.

Can Xue

All nominated books

Love in the New Millennium
I Live in the Slums