National Review endorses “My Two Chinas”

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National Review was founded in 1955 by iconclast conservative William F. Buckley, Jr. (who wrote a nice endorsement for my first book Tower Stories: An Oral History of 9/11 once upon a time).  

On my latest book, “My Two Chinas: The Memoir of a Chinese Counterrevolutionary” (with Tang Baiqiao), the Review’s senior editor, Jay Nordlinger writes:

“There are many Chinese—more than a billion of them—but there are relatively few to speak for them: to speak for their rights, their dignity, and their freedom. Baiqiao Tang is one such person. He speaks, not only for himself, but for masses of his countrymen, who are gagged. If the Communist dictatorship in China ever falls, Tang will be one of those who gave it a hard, wonderful push.”

 Jay Nordlinger, Senior Editor, National Review

My Two Chinas: The Memoir of a Chinese Counterrevolutionary” recounts  Tang Baiqiao’s experiences as a student leader during the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989; how he was subsequently hunted by the Chinese government and jailed for his pro-democracy activities; the physical and mental tortures he endured while in prison; his release, and eventual flight to the U.S.

Despite living in exile these past 21 years, Tang Baiqiao has never relented in his campaign to bring human rights and freedom to his homeland, and throughout the world.

 Prometheus Books will release “My Two Chinas” in hardcover (and e-book) in March, 2011.

You can download the publisher’s press release as a PDF by clicking here.

For a copy of the press release in Chinese, click here.

For a copy of the press release in French, click here.

For a copy of the press release in Dutch, click here.

To see a list of Advance Endorsements, click here.

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