05/13/2009 10:00 PM
On Sat., May 16, Jian Ping will discuss her book, Mulberry Child, along with issues facing contemporary China. As the daughter of a high-ranking official during the Cultural Revolution, Jian Ping’s memoir offers westerners a truly fascinating glimpse into China during Mao Tse-tung’s regime. Mulberry Child is a sprawling family saga and inspiring tale of resilience and determination, a coming of age story told through the eyes of an innocent child. Free. At 1 p.m. Chicago Public Library Chinatown Branch, 2353 S. Wentworth Ave.