"I Am Malala" and China's Nobel Complex



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I do some work for the publishing house that actually bought the rights to this book (not Sichuan People's Press, they are a just state-owned publishing partner).

The company bought the rights to the book about a year ago, I think shortly after they were sold in Taiwan. The project was sent "upstairs" for approval, which was swiftly denied. There things stayed until the Peace Price win – if the book weren't released, the government would start looking pretty bad. It's already imprisoned one Peace Prize winner, censoring another would be hard to explain…

Eric Abrahamsen, October 25, 2014, 5:50a.m.

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Not to mention that other Nobel Peace Prize Winner -- the Tibetan bloke -- that China tries to ensure never meets with other laureates at venues in South Africa, etc.

Bruce, October 25, 2014, 9:20a.m.


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