Featuring author Wang Ping and hosted by The Rake's Brad Zellar. Wang Ping is a finalist in the Minnesota Book Awards for her collection of stories, The Last Communist Virgin.
From the restaurants of New York’s Chinatown to the retail emporium of Bergdorf Goodman, and from remote Chinese military outposts to the streets of Beijing, Wang Ping’s stories open a window into the rapid transformations of an ancient culture. Born in Shangai, the author currently teaches at Macalester College. (mgormley)