I got great company during my long flight home – Ian Johnsons new book on religion the Souls of China and Pomfrets book on US – China relations. Ian’s book has already been billed as the most anticipated china book of 2017!
Last night, a theater producer friend kindly took me to see musical The Great Comet, inspired by Tolstoy’s master piece War and Peace. Fabulous! What made the experience so memorable was the fact that our seats were on the stage – designed this way so that the audience on stage could fully enjoy the interactive… Continue reading Musical the great comet
My event at B&N bookstore last night was a grand success, with a big turnout. I turned out to be a great reunion with old China gang. My thanks to Barbara Demick for moderating the event, Carolyn from Holt for organizing it, To BCNY and other friends for supporting it!
Delighted that brilliant Barbara Demick has agreed to moderate tomorrow’s event at the bookstore (on 82nd street) starting at seven!
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