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New book offers a rare look inside Tibet

The book 'Voices from Tibet', offers new insight into Tibetan aspirations for autonomy. The book is written by authors Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong, and represents a rare Chinese view that is sympathetic to Tibetan causes. Woeser was awarded the International Women of Courage award by the U.S; Department of State in 2013 and Wang Lixiong has been honored with a Freedom of Expression Award for his work on the Tibetan issue. We’ll talk with the book’s translator, Violet Law. (Photo: AP/Niranjan Shrestha) There are two upcoming reading and discussions of the book in the Chicago area: Sunday, April 27, 12:30 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., Chicago + Tuesday, April 29, 4 p.m., Kresge Hall Room 4416, Northwestern University, Evanston

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