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Anchee Min, The Last Empress

A conversation with novelist Aimee Liu.

April 12, 2007 12:00am

Thursday, April 12, 2007, 7 pm
ALOUD at Central Library: Mark Taper Auditorium
630 W. Fifth Street , Los Angeles, 90071
(213) 228-7025, Reservations requested

Anchee Min, The Last Empress. In conversation with novelist Aimee Liu. The sequel to Min’s critically-acclaimed, internationally bestselling Empress Orchid covers the decades of the last half of the 19th century, a violent, tumultuous period in China’s history marked by humiliating foreign incursions and domestic rebellion, ultimately ending in the demise of the Ch’ing dynasty.