“You’re stepping on my shadow, please back off,” she said.

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

Zhang Lijia Author Talk: Lotus at NY Barnes & Noble

By Eric Abrahamsen, published

Zhang Lijia, author of Socialism is Great!, is talking about her first novel, Lotus, February 1 7pm at the NY Barnes & Noble, 82nd and Broadway. See this link for more information, and stop by if you're in town!

From the event blurb: Inspired by the secret life of author Lijia Zhang's grandmother, Lotus follows a young woman torn between past traditions and modern desires as she carves out a life for herself in China's "City of Sins." This perceptive, sensitive novel examines what it means to be an individual in a society that praises restraint in and obedience from its women.

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