Lijia Zhang is a rocket-factory-worker-turned writer and social commentator. At 16, she was put to work in Nanjing where she taught herself English. Now she is one of the few Chinese who write regularly in English for international publications, such as The New York Times. She is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir "Socialism Is Great!" and her debut novel Lotus, on prostitution in China, came out in 2017. She is a recipient of the prestigious fellowship for writers at the University of Iowa. She is a regular speaker on the BBC, Channel 4, CNN and NPR.
- A Novel
- By: Lijia Zhang
- Narrated by: Angela Lin
- Length: 15 hrs and 30 mins
Inspired by the secret life of the author's grandmother, Lotus follows a young woman torn between past traditions and modern desires as she carves out a life for herself in China's "City of Sins".....
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- By Patty Doerr on 08-05-18
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