Poignant tales of the Cultural Revolution
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Laudable in its own right, Eberlein's collection is also a reminder of all the great stories that could and should be written in China today. Unfortunately, exile continues to be the home of China's most honest and moving narratives.
The author has a way of delivering pathos that leaves a pang in the chest. ”
Xujun Eberlein is the author of the award-winning story collection Apologies Forthcoming. A native of Chongqing, China now living in the Boston area, she is also a widely read essayist and blogger on China. Her stories and essays have appeared in many...