Old Rock Library
Thursday, March 27th 2:00 pm
Come discuss Dai Sijie’s, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress. In this enchanting tale, two city boys are exiled to a remote mountain village for “re-education” during China’s infamous Cultural Revolution. There they meet the daughter of the local tailor and discover a hidden stash of Western classics in Chinese translation. As they flirt with the seamstress and secretly devour these banned works, they find relief from their grim surroundings.