Born in 1949, Bruce Connew is a social and political documentary photographer, based in New Zealand and Paris.
Jianan Qian on why Yu Hua’s To Live is the best book of 1993.
‘We were trapped in a sort of double prison: by poverty in Europe, and by China and its expectations of us.’
‘There is a Europe of life and a Europe of death, on the mass graves of which we perpetuate a dream.’ Translated from the French by Linda Coverdale.
‘The first time I heard the word exile – sürgün – in Turkish, I was a child. It struck me how closely it rhymed with another word: hüzün – melancholy.’
‘For every witness, history unfolded at some other time, and in some other place.’ Jianan Qian on the first sentence of her story, ‘To the Dogs’.
I The village elder had recommended the hotel. He called it the best hotel in...
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