The president of Simon & Schuster said in an interview with BuzzFeed that Chinese publishers...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 9, 2013
At The New York Times, Elaine Sciolino talks to poet and author Liao Yiwu about his forthcoming memoir For a Song and a Hundred Songs: A Poet’s Journey Through a Chinese Prison, to be published in the U.S. on June 4th. The title...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 17, 2011
Berlin-based writer Liao Yiwu talks to Der Spiegel about “Für ein Lied und hundert Lieder” (“For a Song and a Hundred Songs”), a memoir of his four years in prison. As well as the grisly conditions...
by Paulina Hartono | Oct 30, 2009
Could China have engaged in underhand dealings to secure Beijing as its 2008 Olympics site? According to a memoir by Yuan Weimin, former Olympics coach and former head of the Chinese Olympic Committee, the answer is yes. Not...
by Liu Yong | Jun 25, 2009
From New Straits Times: The publication of the secretly recorded memoirs of former Chinese party leader Zhao Ziyang, who spent the last 16 years of his life under house arrest for opposing the crackdown on student protesters in...
by Paulina Hartono | May 14, 2009
The memoirs of Zhao Ziyang are due to come out this month. A look at Prisoner of the State: The Secret Journal of Premier Zhao Ziyang — From Adi Ignatius, one of the book’s editors, in TIME magazine: When the tanks...
by Michael Zhao | Jun 18, 2006
From the EastSouthWestNorth blog: Lai Changxing is the smuggling kingpin involved in the greatest known corruption case in the history of the People’s Republic of China. He is presently fighting a deportation order in Canada and part of his argument is based upon the fact that Canada does not deport people to countries where they […]
CDT in the News
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China
- Hoover Institution – Xiao Qiang On China’s Model Of Digital Authoritarianism
- New York Times – In China, an App Offered Space for Debate. Then the Censors Came.
- Taiwan CNA – China blocks Clubhouse, official media say “anti-China has nothing to do with free speech”