Non-official Publishing: A Third Channel of Public Communications in China
A talk by Xu Xiao
Thursday, March 16, 2006
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
11377 Bunche Hall
Ms. XU Xiao is deputy chief-editor at Guangming Daily Publishing House. As a book editor, she pioneered many daring projects, establishing herself as a leading figure in both official and non-official publishing in contemporary China. One of her most influential projects was the 2002 best-selling title about China's rural crisis, Telling the Truth to Premier, by Li Changping.
In addition to being a book editor, Ms. Xu is also a well-known essayist and writer of fiction. Her latest book, a collection of essays, has won critical acclaim. In the book she recounts her experiences since the late 1970s when she became a core member of the literary magazine Today (Jintian). She remains an important member of the editorial team of the overseas edition ofToday, and has been responsible for helping many of its authors publish their books inside China.
Ms. Xu's talk will be in Chinese.
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Tel: 310 285-8683
Sponsor(s): Center for Chinese Studies