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Blog Tour: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

A thrilling new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter who has been adopted by an American couple.

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Reviews

The Red Sun Lights the Road Forward for Tachai

Mao during the early 1960s was hanging on to power by a thread. The Great Leap Forward, which was supposed to bring industrialisation to China, had failed. 1,906 more words

Communist Propaganda

Andy Warhol's Iconic Mao Zedong Portrait Up for Auction in Hong Kong

The classic 1973 screen print by the legendary pop artist will go under the hammer at Sotheby’s next month with the highest estimate the auction house has ever seen for a painting in Asia. 321 more words
Art & Culture

" There is no such thing as socialism and communism with poverty"- Deng Xiaoping

” In 1949, when the People’s Republic of China was founded, the Chinese people finally stood up. It is true that in the 38 years since then we have made a lot of mistakes. 1,128 more words

Politics

Hippies (★★★★☆)

Gary Gautier   *   CreateSpace   *   February 3, 2017   *   288 Pages

After running from her neglectful and abusive family, Jazmine has made a new life for herself living in a co-op with a handful of hippie wanderers. 260 more words

Book Review

Finished at last!

I cannot remember when it last took me so long to read a book. I started reading Do Not Say We Have Nothing in early January and finished it at the end of February. 800 more words