Ten years ago I wrote a book called “That’s China.” It told the story of how the magazine publishing business that I built in China, fighting all the way, mostly with the government bureaus that controlled media, was taken from me by the government, destroying my career.
The publishers of the book were excited about the project. We knew the story would upset powerful people in China. “We love controversy,” they said. “That’s what publishing is all about.”
At the last minute the publishers sent a review copy to their representative office in Beijing, whose response was: “We will never be able to develop business in China if you publish this.”
The publication was canceled.… Seguir leyendo »