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Françoise Hauser – author of China books

Writer Françoise Hauser published more than 30 books

When Françoise Hauser had just earned her Master’s degree in Sinology in the mid-1990s, a visit to the employment office recommended she choose a different career path. “Back then, there wasn’t much anyone could do with Chinese,” says the writer, who was born in Mainz in 1967. After a brief but profound interlude at a computer company, she finally ended up back in China. Fortunately, the well-traveled author and journalist has since put her expertise to good use in more than 30 books. A good third of these works are about China.

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