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About Lung Ying-tai

Lung Ying-tai is a scholar, essayist, and cultural critic. She was born in Taiwan in 1952, and studied there and in the United States, where she earned her doctorate in 1982. Her writings are widely published across "greater China" (Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, as well as the People's Republic of China). She has published more than fifteen books in Chinese, including novels (Fallen in Love in Heidelberg, 1995), a short-story collection, and critical works (The Right to Be Beautiful, 1994). She lives in Hong Kong.

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A question of civility: an open letter to Hu Jintao

The Chinese authorities' abrupt closure of the outspoken weekly supplement "Freezing Point" provoked its acclaimed columnist, the Taiwanese writer Lung Ying-tai, to address the president of the People's Republic of China in Beijing.
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