November 12th, 2004

lung

Iris Chang is dead.

Iris Chang, author of The Rape of Nanking and other well-regarded books on Chinese history and Chinese-American life, died on the 9th, of apparent suicide. That's crazy.

Linkage here:
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-11/12/content_2210673.htm
and here:
http://www.smh.com.au/news/Books/Author-Iris-Chang-found-dead/2004/11/11/1100131124415.html?from=top5&oneclick=true
(login required - but Bugmenot works fine)

Thanks to lilhlfpint for the depressing news.