2013 non-fiction books in all BBC programmes
Ben Onwukwe reads an excerpt from Lloyd Bradley's Sounds Like London.
Jung Chang talks about her book. Photo by Jon Halliday.
Jung Chang's biography of the woman who single-handedly dragged China into modernity.
Cixi forms an important political alliance and launches a palace coup.
Cixi adopts the three-year-old son of her sister and names him Emperor.
A young ambitious reformist looks to topple Cixi from power, and a battle of wits ensues.
Cixi faces her greatest challenge as ruler, when anti-Western feeling leads to violence.
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