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Ian Johnson Book Tour for 'Souls of China'

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A holographic image of Mao in a rural farmhouse. Despite decades of violence and murder, Mao is still revered by many Chinese as a near god-like figure. Image by Sim Chi Yin/ VII Photo Agency. China, 2016.

A holographic image of Mao in a rural farmhouse. Despite decades of violence and murder, Mao is still revered by many Chinese as a near god-like figure. Image by Sim Chi Yin/ VII Photo Agency. China, 2016.

Monday, April 17, 2017 -
6:30PM to 8:00PM
East City Bookshop
645 Pennsylvania Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20003

Join Pulitzer Center journalist grantee Ian Johnson in Washington, D.C., on April 17, 2017, for a book signing and discussion of his latest work, The Souls of China: The Return of Religion after Mao. The visit to East City Bookshop is part of an extended book tour for Johnson in April and May. 

Johnson, a Pulitzer-Prize winning correspondent, has reported from the Greater China region for much of the last 30 years. He is scheduled to talk about why China's religious revival matters in the U.S. during his four stops in Washington, D.C., including at the Wilson Center, CSIS, and Georgetwon University. The resurgence of religion in China has affected the country's culture and economy as of late, and Johnson documents what it means to be Chinese during the current political and cultural tension there.

Washington, D.C., is the third stop on Johnson's coast-to-coast tour. His other stops include visits to California, Indiana, Illinois, North Carolina and New York. His book tour also includes venues in China in May.

For further information on the East City Bookshop signing and how to RSVP please click here for details.

Ian Johnson Book Tour for The Souls of China: The Return of Religion after Mao
April 17, 2017
6:30-8:00 PM
East City Bookshop
645 Pennsylvania Avenue SE
Washington, D.C. 20003