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In this  mini vignette  for the New York Review of Books Daily, I describe a moment during the…
Apr 1, 2020
In this Q&A , my 33rd for the New York Review of Books , I talk to the Chinese non-fiction…
Mar 24, 2020
In this oped for The New York Times, I take on a tricky subject: giving props to some of China's…
Mar 14, 2020
Who speak for the Chinese people? In this esssay for The New York Review of Books , I look at two…
Mar 5, 2020
In this piece for the New York Times, I write about how religious groups are mobilizing to help…
Feb 23, 2020
In this piece for the NYT's Sunday Review , I try to explain (with a bit of humor) why the…
Jan 31, 2020
A huge thank-you to the jury of the Robert B. Silvers Foundation, for making me one of their…
Jan 17, 2020
In this piece for the NYT Sunday Review, I look at how the Chinese government, for the first…
Dec 22, 2019
Ten years after A Mosque in Munich was published, the book still resonates in parts of the Arab…
Dec 13, 2019
In this piece for the New York Review Daily, I look at how the protests are playing out and…
Nov 26, 2019
If you've wondered why the Chinese government is cracking down on some relgions but supporting…
Nov 19, 2019
In this recent piece for The New York Review of Books I review R.S. Sugirtharajah's…
Oct 10, 2019

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