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Why has president Xi got my book about the Mediterranean?

15 January 2023

7:00 PM

15 January 2023

7:00 PM

A few days ago, an email arrived from someone I know in China: my book The Great Sea had been spotted on the bookshelves of president Xi when he delivered his beginning of the year address to China and the world. China watchers were expending plenty of energy identifying the other books on his shelves, and came up with 62 titles.

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