Image via Wikipedia Celebrity writer and non-believer Zhang Lijia explains her attitude towards Buddhism, and religion in a rather personal interview with ExpressBuzz. I’m cautious about any organized religions, she explains. Like most skeptics, she asks where God was when the most destructive earthquake in the 20th century took placeRead More →

Zhang Lijia by Fantake via Flickr Celebrity author Zhang Lijia tells in how her now famous book “Socialism is great” came into being. She was still a factory girl in a plant producing rockets: It was in the factory that she started to write. She also began to studyRead More →

Zhang Lijia in India Fantake via Flickr Celebrity author Zhang Lijia of the novel “Socialism Is Great!”: A Worker’s Memoir of the New Chinawill be attending the Kovalam literary festival in India in the fest week of October, local media announced here and here. Last she also visited the literary festival inRead More →

Zhang Lijia        via Flickr Should we bother you with China and our speakers’ bureau in the sweltering heat of the summer, we were thinking at the global offices of the China Speakers Bureau. Well, here in Europe temperature dropped this week actually dramatically, so we decided toRead More →

Image by Fantake via Flickr Our celebrity speaker Zhang Lijia is preparing for her next book tour, this time for her Portuguese translation of “Socialism Is Great!”: A Worker’s Memoir of the New China“. She will be in Brazil from August 29 till September 16, starting off in Rio deRead More →

Zhang Lijia is a writer, journalist, and social commentator. She is the author of the popular memoir “Socialism is Great!” She is currently working on a book on prostitution in China. She travels from Beijing.Read More →