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Sidney Shapiro in his Beijing home. Shapiro is an American-born author and translator who has lived in China since 1947. He resides in Beijing, and is a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Council. He is one of very few naturalized citizens of the PRC. or nearly 50 years, he was employed by the state-run Foreign Languages Press (FLP) as a translator of works of Chinese literature. He is most well known for his highly-regarded English version of The Outlaws of the Marsh, one of the most important classics of Chinese literature.