“Someone asked me, ‘Xinran, what is your dream?’ I didn’t even have to think about the answer. I said, ‘To be a daughter.'”
There are some things I wish I didn’t have to know about China, and this book, with it’s brutal tales of the treatment of baby girls and their mothers, is about some of them: Casualties of China’s One Child Policy. Seriously, don’t read this review unless you’ve braced yourself first.