Do Not Say We Have Nothing

Madeleine Thien (Granta)

An epic family history set during one of the most turbulent times of Chinese history, from the first days of Chairman Mao’s supremacy in the 60’s to the Beijing demonstrations of 1989.

Three brilliant musicians, linked by family and talent, struggle during the relentless cultural revolution to resist its persuasive power and to remain loyal to one another, to their art and to their personal and national identity.