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  • Events | 12 April, 2011 (11:31)

    Booktalk with Zha Jianying

    Please join long time New Yorker contributor Zha Jianying for a talk on her new book Tide Players, a collection of profiles of China’s rising generation of thinkers and doers. New Yorker China Correspondent Evan Osnos will moderate the discussion.

    DATE: Apr 16, 2011
    TIME: 13:00-2:30pm
    VENUE: French Cultural Centre, East Chunxiu Lu / Gongti Xilu 东春秀路工体西路,
    18 Gongti Xilu, Chaoyang District, 朝阳区工体西路18号, Phone: 6553 2627
    ENTRY: FCCC members only

    Zha Jianying is a writer, media critic, and China representative of the India China Institute at The New School. Besides Tide Players, she is the author of one book in English, China Pop, and five books in Chinese: three collections of fiction and two nonfiction books, including The Eighties, an award-winning cultural retrospective of that decade in China. She is a frequent commentator on Chinese television and  has published widely in both Chinese and English for a variety of publications, including the New Yorker, the New York Times, Dushu, and Wanxiang. She lives in Beijing and New York.