Xinran (pen name for Xue Xinran) is a British-Chinese journalist, author, and advocate of women’s issues. Her first book, The Good Women of China, was an international bestseller upon publication in 2002. She followed up with Sky Burial, a true account of a Han woman’s journey through Tibet, and Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother: Stories of Loss and Love. Her latest is Buy Me the Sky: The Remarkable Truth of China’s One-Child Generations. Between 1989 and 1997 Xinran was the popular host of a call-in radio program in China called “Words on the Night Breeze.” She is also founder of The Mother’s Bridge of Love, which reaches out to adopted Chinese children around the world.
March 19: Buy Me the Sky
March 19: In Conversation with Xinran
March 20: Minority Matters: Focus on Ethnicity in Chinese Culture