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Author still dealing with backlash over Wuhan Diary on city’s fight against Covid-19

The coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan 12 months ago brought a new kind of fame to the Chinese author who goes by the pen name Fang Fang.She wrote what became known as Wuhan Diary , a book about life in the city of 11 million during a lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19. Even though the book was never approved for publication in China, it became the catalyst for a campaign that led to fierce online criticism of Fang that continues to this day.In an email interview, Fang, 65, said the book was…

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