The House of Yan
A Family at the Heart of Century in Chinese History
In recounting her family history, Lan Yan brings to life a century of Chinese history from the last emperor to present day, including the Cultural Revolution which tore her childhood apart. The little girl who was crushed by the Cultural Revolution has become one of the most active businesswomen in her country. In telling her and her family’s story, she serves up an intimate account of the history of contemporary China. Author: Lan Yan, Translator: Sam Taylor (HarperCollins, January 28, 2020, Pbk, 432 pp)
Pre-order only. Book available at event January 27, 2020.