Yan Lianke, author of Three Brothers, on Chinese Life, Law, and Literature

Hosts Kate, Eric, and Medaya are joined by renowned Chinese writer Yan Lianke, whose latest book is the memoir Three Brothers, about his childhood growing up during the Cultural Revolution. Calling in from Beijing, Yan discusses his life as a writer, being banned and censored in his own country and how he thinks literature can influence politics. […] The post Yan Lianke, author of Three Brothers, on Chinese Life, Law, and Literature appeared first on Los Angeles Review of Books. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

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