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June 1: Syd Goldsmith launches his 1967 riots memoir “Hong Kong on the Brink”

Syd Goldsmith’s first taste of China’s Cultural Revolution is blood on his tongue. It’s 1967. Hong Kong is simmering, plagued by communist-led riots and strikes, crippled transport, punishing water-rationing, takeover threats from Beijing and roadside bombs. And Syd — the only Caucasian Foreign Service Officer [...]

2017-05-25T02:43:13+00:00 May 25th, 2017|events, hong kong, new books|0 Comments