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Staff Picks: Satire, Suzi Wu, and Starling Days

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Staff Picks: Satire, Suzi Wu, and Starling Days

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Ma Jian’s China Dream, translated by Flora Drew and published earlier this month by Counterpoint Press, is a short, sharp-toothed satire of Xi Jinping’s China. The novel depicts a corrupt bureaucrat’s attempts to implement a new government initiative to overwrite people’s dreams. Ma, a dissident …

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