Articles

My piece in the New York Times  on Lüliang, a Shanxi coal town at the center of China's corruption…
Dec 28, 2014
What's the China Dream?  In this New York Review of Books essay  of six new books on China--some…
Nov 1, 2013
In this blogpost for the New York Review of Books , I look at a propaganda barrage around Chinese…
Oct 15, 2013
My piece in the April 22 New Yorker on the world's largest studio lot in the world--Hengdian…
Apr 15, 2013
Despite crackdowns, there are signs that China's leaders are interested in fostering religious…
Oct 29, 2011
Here's a piece in the NYT on the battle over two permanent exhibitions on Chinese history at the…
Apr 3, 2011