CHI LI (1957— )
CHI LI (1957— ). Novelist. A popular writer whose works deal with daily lives of Chinese urbanites, Chi Li lives in Wuhan in central China and writes about the city and its residents. Her works are realistic portrayals of life in China today, addressing issues such as love and marriage, jobs, housing, children’s education, food, sickness, and so on. Her style is simple and straightforward. Among her publications are Butan aiqing (Apart from Love) and Kouhong (Lipstick).