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Louisa Lim


Louisa Lim is the author of Indelible City: Dispossession and Defiance in Hong Kong, which has just been published in the US. It’s been described by the New York Times as a “vivid, loving book”.  It’s due to be released here in Australia next month.

Her first book The People’s Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited (2014), was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize and the Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism. She covered China and Hong Kong for a decade as a correspondent for the BBC and NPR and has written for the New York Times and the Guardian. Raised in Hong Kong, she lives in Australia with her two children and is now a Senior Lecturer at the University of Melbourne.

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