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Feral Sinologue Brendan O'Kane blogs from Philadelphia about a book called The Unnatural Deaths of Chinese Literati and how it relates to living in the USA.

The Unnatural Deaths of Chinese Literati "follows the cases of Chinese writers, poets, and historians who pissed off the wrong eunuch and subsequently found themselves exiled, castrated, tortured, or minus a head."

The whole essay is here.

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