Friday, June 13, 2008

Lijia Zhang

'Socialism is Great! - A Worker’s Memoir of the New China' by Lijia Zhang is a memoir of working in a Chinese rocket factory in the 1980s. , 'queuing every month to give evidence to the “period police” that she wasn’t pregnant' and 'organizing the largest demonstration by Nanjing workers in support of Tiananmen Square Protest in 1989'

The author lived in Bousfield Road, SE14, until quite recently and although she is now back in Beijing, she will be giving a talk locally about her new book. Upstairs at the Old Nun;s Head,
15 Nunhead Green SE15, Saturday 28th June, 6pm – 8pm, admission free.

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