a very interesting review of my novel Lotus in South China Morning Post

Money, sex, guanxi: Lijia Zhang’s timely novel about prostitution and the new China doesn’t deliver on all its promises Zhang deserves praise for striving to bring to light the seedy demimonde of Shenzhen, the epitome of China’s breakneck transformation into an urban society. 4 JAN 2017 · Lotus is set in Shenzhen, , where new… Continue reading a very interesting review of my novel Lotus in South China Morning Post

the glowing review of “Lotus” in Booklist

Lotus. Zhang, Lijia (Author) Jan 2017. 368 p. Holt, hardcover, $27. (9781627795661). To everyone in her village, Lotus is a success: she wears glamorous clothes, has a lucrative job at a restaurant in Shenzhen, and sends all her earnings home to ensure her brother, Shadan, can attend university. What Lotus can’t bear to reveal is… Continue reading the glowing review of “Lotus” in Booklist

documentary: The Coming War On China

The documentary is directed by renowned left-wing director John Pilger, in which I am featured. Pilger raises the alarm on the coming war between China and United States. Below is a piece he wrote. HOME MAGAZINE BOOKS BLOG SHOP Subscribe Donate Get app About us Timeline POLITICS ENVIRONMENT ECONOMICS DEVELOPMENT CULTURE HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISM CORPORATIONS… Continue reading documentary: The Coming War On China

My Oped in today’s New York Times on China’s Social Mobility

Advertisement The Opinion Pages | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOStuck at the Bottom in China By LIJIA ZHANGNOV. 28, 2016 Continue reading the main storyShare This Page Share Tweet Email More Save Photo CreditDominic McKenzie BEIJING — In the early 1980s, China’s top leader, Deng Xiaoping, is said to have issued his now-famous rallying cry in defense of… Continue reading My Oped in today’s New York Times on China’s Social Mobility