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Writing China: The Return of Chinese Soul-Seaching

Ian Johnson on his new book, ‘The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao’ Te-Ping Chen writes: In parks scattered across Chinese cities are millions of brightly colored exercise machines, popular among the elderly. Ian [...]

Warhol’s Mao Portrait Fetches $12.7 Million

HONG KONG (AFP-Jiji) — A classic Andy Warhol portrait of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong fetched $12.7 million at auction in Hong Kong on Sunday, Sotheby’s said — well short of the top estimate of more than $15 million. The sale of the 1973 [...]