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….
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 🙂