Authors Out Loud: Liliane Willens

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Liliane Willens didn't have what many would consider a traditional upbringing. Born to Jewish Russian parents who settled in Shanghai after fleeing the Bolshevik Revolution, the retired literary scholar lived through a period of grave uncertainty as she witnessed the crumbling of China's political system and the emergence of the People's Republic of China. She speaks on her experiences and her 2009 memoir, "Stateless in Shanghai."
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