Mon 12 Aug 17:45 - 18:45
China: the Female Gaze
Until recently, Deng Xiaohua – a leading light of Chinese fiction who works under pen name Can Xue – was only known to devotees of translated literature. But she's set to gain a new generation of readers with a Booker International Prize longlisting for Love in the New Millennium. Join one of the most important writers working in China today, in conversation with literary critic Boyd Tonkin.