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China Travelogue


China Travelogue – Parts I & II
Gere Branch, March 18, 2019
Linda V. – Anderson & Bethany Branch Libraries

Linda V.’s “China Travelogue” on March 18, 2019, was more a slideshow presentation of her trip to China than a traditional booktalk. However, she did bring a few books and DVDs for the Bethany BooksTalk members to peruse.


Crazy Rich Asians
by Kevin Kwan [Kwan]

Crazy Rich Asians
based on the novel by Kevin Kwan [DVD Crazy]

The Peoples Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited
by Louisa Lim [951.058 Lim]

The Forbidden City: Center of Imperial China
by Gilles Béguin [951.15 Beg]

Imperial Woman
by Pearl S. Buck [Buck]

The Good Earth
by Pearl S. Buck [Buck]

The Last Emperor
directed by Bernardo Bertolucci [DVD Last]

The Great Wall of China
by Tim McNeese [j951 McN]

Prisoner of the State: The Secret Journal of Zhao Ziyang
by Ziyang Zhao [951.058 Zho]

Dream of the Red Chamber
by Cao Xueqin [Cao]

Also, ( available only on Hoopla) were two books that all Chinese must read (according to my Chinese friends). They are:

Journey To The West
by Wu Cheng’en [Hoopla Digital E-book]

The Water Margin
by Shi Naian [Hoopla Digital E-book]