Taobao was aimed at the individual, a platform for people-to-people trading.
British-Chinese writer and author of The Good Women of China, Xue Xinran 薛欣然 will reflect on the changes she has seen since the publication.
The current bilingual book documents each item of furniture by section, with succinct notes, provenance information and beautiful imagery.
What he sensed was the ambiguity I felt about my roots. We are Malaysians of Chinese ethnicity, and I grew up listening to him expound the superiority of Chinese culture.
Madeleine Thien will be discussing her work, her influences and her journey from a relatively unknown author in the UK.