This Book Will Change Your World: Wild Swans By Jung Chang

Posted: February 24, 2020

In this video, Aparna Vedapuri Singh discusses the best-selling book Wild Swans ( by Jung Chang. Wild Swans is a deeply moving story of a woman’s coming of age. The story revolves around three generations of women in the author’s family, (the author, her mother and grandmother) against the backdrop of civil war and the Chinese Cultural Revolution.

Jung Chang was born and brought up in China and later moved to the west. This book first came out in 1991 and is widely read all over the world, selling over 10 million copies around the world.

Aparna gives us three reasons why this book should be on your bookshelf – watch this video to know more about it.

If you have already read Wild Swans, do tell us in the comments as to what you liked about this book; here are some other reccos by Aparna for those of you who liked Wild Swans; these are all books about girls/women coming of age.

A Tree That Grows In Brooklyn by Betty Smith

The Secret Life Of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

The Binding Vine by Shashi Deshpande

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