September Book Club- Explosion Chronicles by Yan Lianke

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September Book Club- Explosion Chronicles by Yan Lianke

September 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for September’s book club discussion about Explosion Chronicles by Yan Lianke.

Excerpt from The Guardian review:
In February 2013, hundreds of dead pigs were found floating down China’s Huangpu River. The scandal of Shanghai’s contaminated water supplies made international headlines, though the absurdist nature of the incident seemed so impossibly bizarre it left writers of fiction struggling to keep up. As Yan Lianke observes in the afterword to his novel: “Contemporary China is currently hurtling past a series of economic and developmental milestones that took Europe over two centuries to achieve … Incidents that appear at first glance utterly illogical and unreal have become increasingly common.”

Full Review at: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/mar/30/the-explosion-chronicles-by-yan-lianke-review

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September 8
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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