Mao’s Great Famine Wins Samuel Johnson Prize

Samuel Johnson prize won by hugely important study of Mao.

Maos Great Famine by Frank Dikötter takes award for stunningly original history of [Mao’s] regime….

via Samuel Johnson prize won by hugely important study of Mao | Books | guardian.co.uk.

I just learned about this book and I hope to read it soon. There is a good description of it when you click on the link. I must be recovering – I can actually consider reading a book about China.

winner-winner, chicken dinner 🙂

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