How dull to have a gun and not shoot. Guns should be fired.

Fu Yuli / Nicky Harman

Wang Lixiong


Husband of the influential Woeser, Wang Lixiong is a writer and social theorist, and has written several books about Chinese society and its future. Though he is a member of the Han minority, he is deeply sympathetic to the Tibetan cause, and the situation of all ethnic minorities in China. His well-known political novel 黄祸 (huánghuò, Yellow Peril), was recently translated into English as China Tidal Wave.