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Edgar Snow: Red Star Struck

The left-wing journalist’s 1937 account of meeting Mao influenced a generation who saw China through rose-tinted glasses as late as the 1970s — until the...
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Thu Jun 27 6:30pm

Book Talk: Edward Wong, At the Edge of Empire

When Edward Wong became Beijing bureau chief for The New York Times, he investigated his father’s mysterious past as a soldier in the People’s Liberation Army, while assessing the dream of a resurgent China himself. His new book, At the Edge of Empire, tells the story of a family and a nation spanning decades of momentous change. Join us at Asia Society in New York for a book talk with Edward Wong in conversation with The New Yorker writer Jiayang Fan.