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The Moon Opera (A book review)

This slim novel by author Bi Feiyu takes the reader inside the world of the Peking Opera, after the Cultural Revolution and at the dawn of capitalism in China. Xiao Yanqui rashly lost her place in the opera company just when her star was rising, but now, 20 years later, she’s been given a chance…

Summer Reading List

BrianR at Clastic Detritus introduced me to the perfect meme to wrap a tedious summer afternoon of work…What books are on my summer reading list? First let me say that *love* summer and breaks because I’ve always associated those times with a chance to do some of the reading that I’ve never managed to keep…