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Reader recommendation: China in Ten Words

Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.

In China in Ten Words, Chinese novelist Yu Hua writes insightfully of his and his fellow citizens' experiences during China's tumultuous past half century by devoting a chapter each to such words as leader, revolution, and disparity.

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