Dudley Shearburn Literary Society

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December-Ada's Algorithm by James Essinge

February-The Good Earth by Pearl Buck

March-Wild Swans-Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang

April- Three Kingdoms: A Historical Novel (First Edition, Fifteenth Anniversay Abridged Edition) by Guanzhong Luo

May-Waiting by Ha Jin

Ada's Algorithm: How Lord Byron's Daughter Ada Lovelace Launched the Digital Age Cover Image
ISBN: 9781612194578
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Published: Melville House - September 28th, 2015

“[Ada Lovelace], like Steve Jobs, stands at the intersection of arts and technology."—Walter Isaacson, author of The Innovators

Over 150 years after her death, a widely-used scientific computer program was named “Ada,” after Ada Lovelace, the only legitimate daughter of the eighteenth century’s version of a rock star, Lord Byron. Why?

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ISBN: 9780743272933
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Published: Washington Square Press - September 15th, 2004

Nobel Laureate Pearl S. Buck’s epic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and Oprah Book Club selection about a vanished China and one family’s shifting fortunes.

Though more than seventy years have passed since this remarkable novel won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retained its popularity and become one of the great modern classics. In The Good Earth Pearl S.

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China Cover Image
ISBN: 9780743246989
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Published: Touchstone - August 12th, 2003

The story of three generations in twentieth-century China that blends the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history—a bestselling classic in thirty languages with more than ten million copies sold around the world, now with a new introduction from the author.

An engrossing record of Mao’s impact on China, an unusual window on the female experience in the m

Three Kingdoms: A Historical Novel Cover Image
By Guanzhong Luo, Moss Roberts (Translated by), Moss Roberts (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780520282162
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Published: University of California Press - February 8th, 2014

Updated with a new foreword by Moss Roberts for this fifteenth anniversary edition, Three Kingdoms tells the story of the fateful last reign of the Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 220), when the Chinese empire was divided into three warring kingdoms.

Waiting: A Novel (Vintage International) Cover Image
By Ha Jin
ISBN: 9780375706417
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Published: Vintage - September 19th, 2000

"In Waiting, Ha Jin portrays the life of Lin Kong, a dedicated doctor torn by his love for two women: one who belongs to the New China of the Cultural Revolution, the other to the ancient traditions of his family's village.