Cecilia Lindqvist


Johanna Lindborg

Senior Literary Agent | Fiction & Narrative Non-Fiction, Film & TV

Cecilia Lindqvist

Cecilia Lindqvist is one of Sweden’s leading experts on China. Since the 1970s she has been teaching Chinese and educating people about Chinese culture, history, language and society with books, newspaper articles and television programmes. Besides Chinese and history, she has also studied music, including the qin in Beijing 1961-62.

In 2016, Cecilia Lindqvist was awarded the prestigious CHINA SPECIAL BOOK AWARD, the leading literary award in China and presented at a ceremony in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, on August 23.

Since 2003 she has been a guest professor at Beijing University of Language.

Books by Cecilia Lindqvist

Another World

Cecilia Lindqvist

After seven days of travel on the Trans-Siberian Railway, Cecilia Lindqvist approaches Beijing. It is January 1961, and she is shocked by her first encounter with China. The country is plagued by famine and the harsh political climate casts a dire sh…

Swedish title: En annan värld

Category: General Non-Fiction

Pub date: 11-09-2015