Linda Jaivin is the author of five bestselling novels and a novella, most of which have been published internationally, including the comic-erotic cult classic Eat Me and her most recent book, A Most Immoral Woman. Linda is also a translator (from Chinese), essayist and writer on Chinese politics and culture, which she studied at university before spending nine years in Taiwan, Hong Kong and China, studying Chinese and then working as a journalist. Her previous books on China include the non-fiction The Monkey and the Dragon and New Ghosts, Old Dreams: Chinese Rebel Voices, an anthology of translations co-edited with Geremie Barm?. Linda is a visiting fellow in the Pacific and Asian History Division, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies at the Australian National University. She lives in Sydney.