Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China

Winner of the 2014 National Book Award, Osnos based “Age of Ambition” on eight years of living in Beijing, and traces the rise of the individual in China, and the clash between aspiration and authoritarianism. (Book signing to follow.)

Festival: 2015

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