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Adult Evening Book Discussion

Indelible City by Louisa Lim

2024-04-18 19:00:00 2024-04-18 20:00:00 America/New_York Adult Evening Book Discussion Reed Memorial Library - Haymaker Room

Thursday, April 18
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-04-18 19:00:00 2024-04-18 20:00:00 America/New_York Adult Evening Book Discussion Join us for a discussion of fiction and nonfiction books. Books are available approximately a month before the discussion. Reed Memorial Library - Haymaker Room

Reed Memorial Library

Haymaker Room

Join us for a discussion of fiction and nonfiction books. Books are available approximately a month before the discussion.

An award-winning journalist and longtime Hong Konger indelibly captures the place, its people, and the untold history they are claiming, just as it is being erased.

The story of Hong Kong has long been dominated by competing myths: to Britain, a “barren rock” with no appreciable history; to China, a part of Chinese soil from time immemorial, at last returned to the ancestral fold. For decades, Hong Kong’s history was simply not taught, especially to Hong Kongers, obscuring its origins as a place of refuge and rebellion. When protests erupted in 2019 and were met with escalating suppression from Beijing, Louisa Lim—raised in Hong Kong as a half-Chinese, half-English child, and now a reporter who has covered the region for nearly two decades—realized that she was uniquely positioned to unearth the city’s untold stories.
 
Lim’s deeply researched and personal account casts startling new light on key moments: the British takeover in 1842, the negotiations over the 1997 return to China, and the future Beijing seeks to impose. Indelible City features guerrilla calligraphers, amateur historians and archaeologists, and others who, like Lim, aim to put Hong Kongers at the center of their own story. Wending through it all is the King of Kowloon, whose iconic street art both embodied and inspired the identity of Hong Kong—a site of disappearance and reappearance, power and powerlessness, loss and reclamation.

Limited to the first 15 participants.

Description courtesy of Amazon.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Discussion |

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Reed Memorial Library

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