Red Sorghum by Mo Yan, winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature. The novel, which inspired a popular movie, is a family saga set in the tumultuous 1930s, when local warlords fought the invading Japanese—and each other. The author has been criticised for kowtowing to China’s authoritarian rulers and making light of the human catastrophes caused by Communism. Join us on for what promises to be an even more lively discussion than usual! (Arrow/Random House, 2012),
The Book Club meets in the Gallery’s library on the second Sunday of each month. Under the broad headings of China and art, we discuss novels, memoirs, history books, current affairs and even cookery. Don’t worry if you haven’t read the book—everyone is welcome.
When: Second Sunday of every month, 2 p.m. Where: Library, 3rd floor: FREE
Contact: Phyllis Rowlinson: prowlinson[at]whiterabbitcollection.org, tel. (02)[masked]