A longer profile of Liao Yiwu’s escape from China and arrival in Germany is in today’s New York Times. “Mr. Liao said that since he reached Germany, he has been too overwhelmed and excited to eat or sleep much. Having arrived with no money, he is relying on the generosity of friends, his German publisher and, he hopes, royalties from his forthcoming books. ” All the more reason to support him now: with The Corpse Walker or his two upcoming books, God is Red and The Witness of the 4th of June (details TBC).