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2013: The Fat Years -- Interview with Chan Koonchung

A brief interview with Chan Koonchung (aka John Chan or Chen Guanzhong 陈冠中), author of the near future dystopian novel 2013, The Fat Years (盛世:中国2013年). Also on Tudou and YouTube. See also earlier Danwei Q&A with Chan and Linda Jaivin review on China Heritage Quarterly.

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Comments on 2013: The Fat Years -- Interview with Chan Koonchung

not in china and i still can't watch vimeo .. they need some serious server upgrades. just won't load, even in tokyo!

i trust it was a nice interview

Great interview. Would love to read it

There's a free PDF copy of the novel for download here link

You can also watch it at the Youtube and Tudou links in the post.

Great Interview, but maybe next time give more focus on the people who are talking please...

nice work

Glad to hear the book's English version will be out soon! I was looking for one when I reviewed the Chinese version on Foreign Policy (http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2010/07/30/china_2013).

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