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06

Dec
2010

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Noted Author Says “Do Penance by Picking Up a Copy of This Book”

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Steven W. Mosher is a writer who publishes on China and speaks both Mandarin and Cantonese. He is the president of the Population Research Institute in Virginia, a pro-life organization with connections to Human Life International (both were started by Father Paul Marx). He is the author of numerous non-fiction books such as “Broken Earth: The Rural Chinese” (1983), A Mother’s Ordeal, and Hegemon.

In 1979 Mosher became the first American research student to conduct anthropological research in rural China after the Cultural Revolution. At the time he was married to a woman from Guangdong province, and for several months between 1979 and 1980 lived in rural Guangdong. He also traveled to Guizhou, a remote and unvisited part of China. In 1981 Mosher was denied re-entry to China by the Chinese government, which considered he had broken its laws and acted unethically.

On “My Two Chinas,” Mr. Mosher says:

My Two Chinas is one of the most moving, witty, and entertaining memoirs to come out of China since the 1989 Tiananmen demonstrations, a graceful collaboration between a splendid mind that yearns for a free China and the sure pen of his English collaborator.  As we travel with Baiqiao Tang, one of China’s most famous dissidents, through his days of demonstration, flight, imprisonment and exile, we are reminded of the rule of terror that lies behind China’s growing military and economic might.  The next time that economy compels you to buy something made in China, do penance by picking up and reading a copy of this book as well.”

– Steven W. Mosher, President of the Population Research Institute; author of A Mother’s Ordeal, China Misperceived, Journey to the Forbidden China, and Broken Earth.

My Two Chinas: The Memoir of a Chinese Counterrevolutionary” recounts my co-author 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.  

“My Two Chinas” features a foreword by His Holiness, Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama.   

Prof. Robert Thurman, noted expert on China and Tibet, will contribute an introduction.   

Jeff Widener, the world-renowned photojournalist and Pulitzer-finalist who took the iconic “Tank Man” photo has contributed a preface.  

*     *     *  

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

It’s already posted on services like Amazon.com for advanced orders.  

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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01

Dec
2010

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Noted Author Gets Frank About “My Two Chinas”

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Peter Navarro is the author of If It’s Raining in Brazil, Buy Starbucks, as well as The Well-Timed Strategy: Managing the Business Cycle for Competitive Advantage; What the Best MBAs Know; When the Market Moves, Will You Be Ready?; and The Coming China Wars.  

His latest book, co-authored with Columbia Business School Dean Glenn Hubbard, is Seeds of Destruction. It explains what the U.S. economy has suffered from a decade of sluggishness and offers a “Seeds of Prosperity” policy blueprint to restore American prosperity. 

Professor Navarro’s work has appeared in Barron’s, Business Week, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and the Harvard Business Review, among other publications. He has frequently appeared on Bloomberg TV and radio, CNN, NPR, Marketplace, and all three major network news shows. He is a regular CNBC contributor and has appeared on 60 Minutes. 

Of “My Two Chinas,” Professor Navarro writes: 

“Over the years, I’ve watched many American pundits, corporate executives, and politicians kowtow to China on any number of issues – from China’s Internet censorship and theft of intellectual property to currency manipulation and attacks on the Pentagon.  These cowards should draw courage from the example of a man like Baiqiao Tang – who stood up for democracy and freedom in the belly of the Communist beast and, miraculously, has lived to tell us all about it.” 

– Peter Navarro, author of The Coming China Wars and Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Merage School of Business, University of California-Irvine 

My Two Chinas: The Memoir of a Chinese Counterrevolutionary” recounts my co-author 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.  

“My Two Chinas” features a foreword by His Holiness, Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama.   

Prof. Robert Thurman, noted expert on China and Tibet, will contribute an introduction.   

Jeff Widener, the world-renowned photojournalist and Pulitzer-finalist who took the iconic “Tank Man” photo has contributed a preface.  

*     *     *  

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

It’s already posted on services like Amazon.com for advanced orders.  

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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23

Nov
2010

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Epoch Times Runs Front Page Article on “My Two Chinas”

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The Epoch Times is an international newspaper founded by members of the Falun Gong movement. The paper offers coverage on general interest issues, China, and human rights, with a slant that reflects the admitted bias of the publication’s founders.

A winner of several international human rights in journalism awards, The Epoch Times has gained a solid reputation for levying criticism against the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), as well as the policies of the Chinese government.

Headquartered in New York City, the newspaper maintains local bureaus and a network of local reporters throughout the world. It is either sold or distributed free-of-charge in roughly 30 countries worldwide, and maintains editions in English, Chinese, nine other languages in print, and 17 on the web.

The paper’s worldwide circulations was listed as 1.3 million in 2009, with a Chinese-language circulation of 105,000 in the New York City area alone.

An interview with my co-author, Tang Baiqiao, as well as an overview of “My Two Chinas” dominated the front page of The Epoch Times North American Chinese-language edition on November 23, 2010.

My Two Chinas: The Memoir of a Chinese Counterrevolutionary” recounts my co-author 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.

“My Two Chinas” features a foreword by His Holiness, Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama. 

Prof. Robert Thurman, noted expert on China and Tibet, will contribute an introduction. 

Jeff Widener, the world-renowned photojournalist and Pulitzer-finalist who took the iconic “Tank Man” photo has contributed a preface.

*     *     *

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

It’s already posted on services like Amazon.com for advanced orders.

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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22

Nov
2010

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Expert French Sinologist Praises “My Two Chinas”

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Noted French scholar, Jean-Philippe Béja holds degrees from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (IEP), the University of Paris VII (Chinese), the Centre de Formation des Journalistes (CFJ), and the University of Liaonning (Chinese Literature). His Ph.D. in Asian studies was awarded by the University of Paris VII.

 Dr. Béja is the former scientific director of the Centre d’Etudes Français sur la Chine Contemporaine in Hong Kong (1993- 1997). He is also the former editor-in-chief (and currently a member of the editorial board) of China Perspectives / Perspectives chinoises. He also serves as an Advisor to the China Institute of the University of Science and Technology and to the China Observatory in Lisbon. His work focuses on the transformations of Chinese society and the Chinese political system.

Of “My Two Chinas,” Dr. Béja writes:

“Tang Baiqiao’s My Two Chinas is a terribly moving story that shows how a promising young idealist has been considered a criminal by an implacable system. The detailed account of Tang’s eighteen months in jail reminds us that, in the Chinese provinces, wardens and cadres are often brutes who enjoy torturing the inmates. We cannot afford to forget the courage of those young people who took part in the 1989 pro-democracy movement. Their resolve shook China and the world. This is a fascinating account of the itinerary of a generation.”

– Jean-Philippe Béja, author of The Impact of China’s 1989 Tiananmen Massacre; Senior Research Fellow, CNRS (National Centre for Scientific Research)-CERI (Centre for International Studies and Research), Paris, France

My Two Chinas: The Memoir of a Chinese Counterrevolutionary” recounts my co-author 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.

“My Two Chinas” features a foreword by His Holiness, Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet. 

Prof. Robert Thurman, noted expert on China and Tibet, will contribute an introduction. 

Jeff Widener, the world-renowned photojournalist and Pulitzer-finalist who took the iconic “Tank Man” photo has contributed a preface.

*     *     *

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

It’s already posted on services like Amazon.com for advanced orders.

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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06

Nov
2010

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“My Two Chinas” Book Cover Arrives

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My Two Chinas: The Memoir of a Chinese Counterrevolutionary” recounts my co-author 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.

“My Two Chinas” features a foreword by His Holiness, Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet. 

Prof. Robert Thurman, noted expert on China and Tibet, will contribute an introduction. 

Jeff Widener, the world-renowned photojournalist and Pulitzer-finalist who took the iconic “Tank Man” photo has contributed a preface.

*     *     *

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

It’s already posted on services like Amazon.com for advanced orders.

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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02

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2010

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Founder of China Support Network Endorses “My Two Chinas”

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The China Support Network (CSN) is a U.S.-based organization promoting democracy for mainland China. CSN provides news, commentary, information, and analysis on events, issues, demonstrations, and government policy related to their cause. According to the organization, it supports democratic reform, human rights, and freedom in China.

The China Support Network was founded by John Patrick Kusumi in 1989, who serves as its President. The organization opposes China’s current government, the Communist Party of China, and has worked with Chinese student leaders who left China following the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 and continues to have a working relationship with Chinese dissidents and the Chinese democracy movement in the United States.

On “My Two Chinas,” Mr. Kusumi writes:

“Economics aside, China has the misfortune to be ruled by Communists, dictators, tyrants, and thugs. In 1989, the Tiananmen Square massacre was world news. This book, by an authentic student leader of the uprising, is one part personal memoir; one part back story on a major world event; and one part follow up, casting light on the Chinese democracy movement in exile, where the fight continues. Tang Baiqiao is a dynamic campaigner who continues to fight the good fight. He and his co-author Damon DiMarco have rendered a blow-by-blow account in a book that is engaging, accessible for general readers, and clear as a bell. Perhaps the book will serve as a wake up call for the international community, which should step up efforts at democracy promotion for such an important country. The China Support Network highly recommends this book.”

– John P. Kusumi, founder of the pro-democracy China Support Network

My Two Chinas: The Memoir of a Chinese Counterrevolutionary” recounts my co-author 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.

“My Two Chinas” features a foreword by His Holiness, Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet. Prof. Robert Thurman, noted expert on China and Tibet, will contribute an introduction. Jeff Widener, the world-renowned photojournalist and Pulitzer-finalist who took the iconic “Tank Man” photo has contributed a preface.

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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15

Oct
2010

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Dalai Lama Issues Proclamation Endorsing “My Two Chinas”

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His Holiness, Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet just issued a statement endorsing my latest book.

This statement, incredibly rare for His Holiness to make, will be used as the book’s foreword beside an introduction by Prof. Robert Thurman, noted expert on China and Tibet, and a preface by Jeff Widener, the world-renowned photojournalist and Pulitzer-finalist who took the iconic “Tank Man” photo.

My Two Chinas: The Memoir of a Chinese Counterrevolutionary” recounts my co-author 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.

As part of his statement, His Holiness cited the admiration he maintains for Chinese people who work toward a more open and democractic China. He notes that Tang Baiqiao’s story is emblematic of this struggle, and how important he believes it is for Tang’s story to be told.

The Dala Lama’s contribution to “My Two Chinas” seems especially poignant given the recent award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo, a Chinese dissident currently imprisoned by the Chinese Communist Party for his pro-democracy activities.

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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2010

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Noted Expert on China and Tibet Says: “I couldn’t set it down.”

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Prof. James D. Seymour was Senior Research Scholar at Columbia University’s East Asian Institute, where he specialized in Chinese politics. He is co-author of the book New Ghosts, Old Ghosts: Prisons and Labor Form Camps in China (available in English and Chinese), and currently teaches at Chinese Hong Kong University.

Although currently denied entry into China, Dr. Seymour has traveled widely throughout the nation, and written many articles about human rights issues. He is one of the early signatories of the appeal letter to Chinese authorities on behalf of the detained Chinese scholars.

Regarding “My Two Chinas,” my forthcoming book with Tang Baiqiao, Prof. Seymour writes: 

“One can make sweeping statements about China, and they will probably be at least partially true. But a higher level of truth is found in the day-to-day experiences of someone like Baiqiao Tang. Although he writes mostly about his native Hunan Province, this is the story of China. Tang’s grandfather used to complain about the decline of the writing skills of his countrymen. Too bad he isn’t alive to enjoy his grandson’s beautifully written autobiography, which reads almost like a novel. I couldn’t set it down.”

– Prof. James D. Seymour of Chinese Hong Kong University, expert on China and Tibet, author of New Ghosts, Old Ghosts: Prisons and Labor Reform Camps in China.

My Two Chinas” 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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12

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2010

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Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Endorses “My Two Chinas”

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I’m very pleased to announce that former Mayor of New York City, Edward I. Koch, has chosen to endorse “My Two Chinas,” my forthcoming book with Tang Baiqiao. Mr. Koch writes:

My Two Chinas is beautifully written by Baiqiao Tang and Damon DiMarco. The bravery shown by Tang and other Chinese students who stood up to the Communist Chinese government was extraordinary. Their story deserves to be known. This is the place to start.”

– Edward I. Koch, former New York City mayor

My Two Chinas” 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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12

Oct
2010

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Dr. Robert Thurman Writes Intro to “My Two Chinas”

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Prof. Robert Thurman is a man of many accomplishments.

He is an influential and prolific American Buddhist writer and academic who has authored, edited or translated several books on Tibetan Buddhism.

He is the Je Tsongkhapa Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University, holding the first endowed chair in this field of study in the United States.

He also is the co-founder of the Tibet House, New York (along with Richard Gere and composer, Philip Glass), and serves as the organization’s president.

For many years, he has been active against the People’s Republic of China’s control of Tibet.

Prof. Thurman is also the father of actress Uma Thurman, who is eldest of his four children. 

Prometheus Books will announce today that Prof. Thurman will contribute an introduction to my new book with Tang Baiqiao, “My Two Chinas: The Memoir of a Chinese Counterrevolutionary.” 

My Two Chinas” 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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