I think China would be a healthier and stronger place if the truth were open to scrutiny. The Chinese have a right to know what happened to their country and I believe that Chinese society is ready to take this on because facing the truth can’t be as hard as living under him (Mao) ...Jon Halliday, the historian husband of Jung Chang said to me when I interviewed the couple last year.
Now Chang's best selling biography Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China which tells the story of three generations of women (her grandmother, her mother, and herself) under Mao's regime has finally been translated into Chinese. Chang hopes that, despite the book being banned, copies will find their way into mainland China. Full story in the Guardian.