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'Waiting To Be Arrested At Night' is the story of a Uyghur poet's escape

Tahir Hamut Izgil is one of the best-known living Uyghur poets. He left Xinjiang amid a Chinese crackdown on the Uyghur people — an escape at the heart of his book, Waiting To Be Arrested At Night.

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Emily Feng
Emily Feng is NPR's Beijing correspondent.