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is a not-for-profit site dedicated to Tibetan people, to writers, and to Tibet. It aims to bring together poetry and writings by Tibetans, and make it accessible to Tibetans around the globe. emerged from a core of writers and poets creating in the English language; we now include translators fluent in Chinese, English, and Tibetan, …

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Acme of Obscenity

Review of book The Making of Modern Tibet by Tom Grunfeld.

If the printed word could physically emit a stink, then this book would reek not only of dung and putrefaction but the charnel house as well. All the usual words of condemnation: scurrilous, disgusting, abominable, are inadequate to censure the man and his work.

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