Friday, January 16, 2009

Best books about Chinese women in 2008

From The China Beat's list of the "10 Best Books about Chinese Women in 2008:"
Lijia Zhang, Socialism is Great! Atlas and Co.

Journalist and freelance writer Zhang narrates the boredom and hilarity of her life as a munitions factory worker in Nanjing, where she becomes infatuated with an aloof young man partly as a means to escape her boredom, and her eventual leadership of worker protests in 1989.
Read about all 10 books on the list.

Writers Read: Lijia Zhang.

--Marshal Zeringue