Cary Library Book Talk: Daughters of the Flower Fragrant Garden/与莱镇作家李竹青面对面 -《花香园的女儿们》

March is Women’s History Month

Author Zhuqing Li will discuss her new memoir, Daughters of the Flower Fragrant Garden: Two Sisters Separated by China’s Civil War. She will share the journey of her two maternal aunts who were accidentally separated when China split in 1949. The two sisters refused to submit to the random power of history and fought their way to the elite echelons of the two opposing societies after China’s split.” A question and answer session will follow.

Zhuqing Li was a longtime Lexington resident. She is currently a visiting associate professor of East Asian Studies and faculty curator of East Asian Collections at the Brown University Library. Her main field of research is Chinese linguistics, especially dialectology. She has authored three academic books on Chinese linguistics and one on Chinese returnees. Her latest book has received rave reviews from the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, among others. More information can be found on

In-person attendance is on a first come basis.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase from Maxima Book Center.

由莱镇图书馆(Cary Library)和莱镇华协(CAAL)携手合作,三月初春特别推出:与莱镇作家李竹青见面会,以纪念和庆祝妇女历史月.

莱镇作家李竹青是布朗大学东亚系的客座教授, 兼为布朗大学图书馆的东亚馆学术馆长。《花香园的女儿们》(The Daughters of the Flower Fragrant Garden)是她根据自己非凡的家族故事而创作的最新著作。该书被”Five Books” 选为2022年最好的五本中国书之一,并获得布朗大学图书奖.


The Daughters of the Flower Fragrant Garden

时间:星期二 7:00-8:00pm, 3月7日 

地点:Cary Memorial Library