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In memory of Liu Xiaobo, six things you should read

Tripti Lahiri
In memory of Liu Xiaobo, six things you should read

In April 1989, Liu Xiaobo, a literary critic and comparative literature professor, was a visiting scholar in New York City when he heard of the student protests in Tiananmen Square. He hurried back to Beijing and spent weeks among them—eventually saving many lives with his negotiations with the military as the June 4 deadly crackdown…