This evening, my old friend Freddie very kindly organized a book party for me at her house in Bethesda, in the outskirts of DC. Delighted to have this opportunity to catch up with some old friends and to meet the new ones.
This afternoon in DC, when I walked past Barnes and Noble bookstore, I decided to check out my novel. Sure they had the copies in the newly release section. When the manager heard about my arrival, she asked if I would sign a few copes. Absolutely! Now they are being prominently displayed at the entrance… Continue reading Author at bookstore
Delighted to receive a photo of the notice on my event at B & N book store on feb 1. > > > > > > > > Melanie A.Katzman, Ph.D > 185 Madison Avenue, 15th Floor, Suite 5 > New York, New York 10016
Today I popped over to Henry Holt, an imprint of Macmillan, and met the editors and the publicist, who have all worked very hard on Lotus.
My first book event was a big success. Well to be precise, it wasn’t a book event as such. I was the main guest speaker at a cultural event in Maastricht entitled Secret China organized by a local cultural organization Story Line. Taking place at a local museum, it was a sold out event and… Continue reading Event in Maastricht
Lijia Zhang and her new book Lotus will be at the Barnes & Noble on 82nd Street and Broadway on February 1 at 7 PM. Here is the event description: Author Event (Fiction) Wednesday February 01, 2017 7:00 PM Inspired by the secret life of author Lijia Zhang’s grandmother, Lotus follows a young woman torn… Continue reading Launching Lotus in New York on Feb 1, 2017
I had the pleasure and honour to interview this remarkable man back in 1998 for "China Remembers", an oral history of PRC. see below the interview. A Devotion That Goes Beyond Words South China Morning Post Zhou Youguang, now 94, is the chief inventor of the Pinyin system of romanisation. He gave up a career… Continue reading great Linguist Zhou Youguang dies at 111