Beating China's Book Bans in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has turned into a hot spot for books banned in China, with best-selling books digging up dirt on the Chinese Communist Party and eager mainlanders smuggling them home in great numbers. “I first bought banned books from Hong Kong about seven to eight years ago, during my first visit there,” says a Beijing based businessman and frequent flyer to Hong Kong who preferred not to give his real name. “The airport has a wide selection of such books, dozens of titles to choose from. Now with the upcoming leadership change in China, there are many intriguing stories behind the scene.”

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