A journalist gets to the bottom of the origins of the coronavirus in Wuhan. Shortly after, he is arrested. A historian starts his journey home to Wuhan from Berlin. After a mandatory quarantine, a changed world awaits him. In his documentary novel, Peace Prize winner Liao Yiwu tells of China at the beginning of the pandemic, of arbitrariness, corruption, and violence: »an unforgettable, gripping, shattering, important read« [BR]. The author introduces the book in conversation with Volker Stanzel.
Moderation: Volker Stanzel
Language: Chinese, German
Herta Müller unfortunately had to cancel her participation.
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