Thursday, Apr. 01, 2010

Han Han

Age: 27
Occupation: Author, race-car driver
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Han Han's first novel, based on his experience as a high school dropout in Shanghai, became a best seller in China and sparked a debate about the quality of the country's rigid education system. An avid rally car driver, he writes a mega-popular blog that pokes fun at prominent cultural figures and incompetent officials.