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In this post for the NYR Daily , I specuate on how the Rio doping scandals are further evidence…
Aug 3, 2016
My Q&A with Ai Weiwei and Liao Yiwu in the NYRB, discussing Ai's new-found desire to keep a…
Sep 13, 2015
My NYRB "Talking About China" Q&A with one of China's top America-watchers, the Tsinghua…
Feb 3, 2015
My piece in the New York Times  on Lüliang, a Shanxi coal town at the center of China's corruption…
Dec 28, 2014
This is another in my ongoing series of Q&As in the New York Review of Books blog called…
Oct 23, 2014
While in New York City earlier this month I had the chance to see the Chinese film director Jia…
Oct 25, 2013
One of China's most popular bloggers, Han Han can still write zingers but he increasingly seems…
Oct 1, 2012
It took eight years but my book Wild Grass: Three Portraits of Change in Modern China (Pantheon…
Sep 1, 2012