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The Personal and the Political


What are the differences in approaching the personal memoir and the political biography? Jung Chang was catapulted to international fame with her autobiography Wild Swans, first published in 1991. Since then, she has gone on to write a bestselling political biography Mao. Jung Chang will talk about her path to becoming a writer, and how Wild Swans allowed her to write about one of the world’s most mysterious leaders.



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