Posts Tagged ‘China’s Best Actor: Wen Jiabao’

Censoring Books

Monday, August 9th, 2010

The practice of censoring literature has always interested me. It happens throughout the world, like, for example, in China.

I have been reading about New Century Press, a Hong Kong publisher who is publishing China’s Best Actor: Wen Jiabao, a book that had been banned in China. These people have made an admirable decision. They’re putting their reputation and maybe even their lives on the line. What their motivation is I do not know but I cannot but respect their decisions. It takes real guts to make a stand on something you believe in. (more…) more»