A Chinese Life
Understanding China through Graphic Novels – Online Book Group
Written by Philippe Ôtié and Li Kunwu, Illustrated by Li Kunwu, Translated by Edward Gauvin
February 19 - April 14, 2020
8 Sessions; 16 PD Hours
Moderator: Karen Kane
An autobiography in graphic-novel form. A Chinese Life traces a remarkable personal journey through modern history, form the creation of the People's Republic of China in 1949 to the present day. Working in close collaboration with writer Philippe Ôtié , artist Li Kunwu has created a timely and compelling memoir of state and self that is at once epic and intimate, comic and tragic, in scope.