Lit Hub Daily: June 21, 2021

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Yan Lianke on Intoxicated Revolutionaries and the Importance of
“Literary Distance”

I spoke with Yan Lianke over WeChat in early June. His profile picture is a golden sculpture of a man with sunken eyes, contracted...

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