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Hualin Essays: the Memories of the Cultural Revolution in my Childhood of Secondary School

Hualin Note: time moves like an edge, time flies as an arrow, our journey of life also goes  too fast. In an instant, I am about to retire. 3,128 more words

Hualin Essays

Recent Reads: "The Three-Body Problem" by Liu Cixin

From my earliest memory of stories, I’ve loved science fiction; however, I admit I’ve had only a small exposure to non-Western examples of the genre. Liu Cixin’s 2015 Hugo winner  364 more words

Science Fiction

WEDNESDAY REFLECTIONS #01 – The Flame and the Flower by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

Title    The Flame and the Flower

Series     Birmingham #01

Author     Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

Genre     Historical Romance

Publisher     Avon

Publication Date     First published in April 1972… 1,092 more words

Books

Can recent demonetization be considered as ‘cultural revolution’? Critically comment.

Demonetization has been in everyday news and touched each one across the country . It has a huge impact on the lives of people in one or the other way that their daily life has disturbed a little in  both positive and negative way. 190 more words

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One Minute Book Review - Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien

This is the book which, in my opinion, should have won the Man Booker Prize in 2016. The story begins in Canada in 1991 with the daughters of two musicians, Marie raised in Canada and Ai-Ming who has arrived from China in the wake of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. 127 more words

Reading

Wham! in Beijing: In 1985, George Michael played the first Western pop concert in China

Three decades ago, as China was recovering from the trauma of Chairman Mao’s Cultural Revolution, it gradually started opening up to Western culture. The first performers to get through the door were Wham!. 628 more words