Paperback review A rightly lauded masterpiece it won the Franz Kafka Prize in 2014 The Four Books, by Yan Lianke, interrogates power and the amnesia it imposes on the less powerful, focusing on the Great Leap Forward, when Mao Zedong and his ... Irish Times, 1 month ago
:44 View Comments In 1958, Mao Zedong declared war on the sparrows. Sparrows ate grain while it ripened in the fields, depriving the people of the fruits of their labor. For this reason they were one of four species, along with rats, ...Malaysian Digest, 1 month ago
Yin Sang, founder of 17chang, or "sing together",an online karaoke/social networking platform, was the youngest person in 30 under 30 listing of entrepreneurs of Forbes in Chinese version last year. [Photo from web] Recently famous Chinese writer ...CHINAdaily Africa, 1 month ago
MAKING most of the summer and rediscovering the joys of reading I keep on adding to my list of recommendations. It is an ever-expanding list not intended to be strictly followed. It is as wide and disjointed as I can make it, since I swear by ...DAWN Group, 1 month ago
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