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Monday, July 30, 2007

From Two Sides Of The Globe

An interesting interview with Harry Mulisch, Holland's leading post-war writer, who recently turned 80: "I didn't so much 'experience' the war; I am the Second World War." And here's one with Yan Lianke, one of China's most feted living writers: "China is in chaos, politically, economically, medically, morally and some people are the beneficiaries of this chaos, including intellectuals. Those at the grassroots, the masses, are the ones suffering, but in facing this kind of situation Chinese intellectuals can't see clearly."


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