Articles

In this review  of The Souls of China in The Spectator, Roger Garside writes that I "skilfully…
May 12, 2017
Some thoughts on Bob Silvers and China in a ChinaFile discussion . 
Mar 23, 2017
This was completely unexpected but all the more thrilling to win. 
Mar 20, 2017
On Wednesday I picked up the unbound galleys of my book and now have to start proofreading....
Oct 22, 2016
I recently attended a remarkable conference on narrative non-fiction in Beijng and came away…
Sep 27, 2016
Final copy edits for The Souls of China
Sep 24, 2016
What are the conditions of writing non-fiction in China today? Come join our talk at the Horizon…
Sep 14, 2016
New York University's Center for Religion and Media is launching a new fellowship program to…
Dec 25, 2015
Can journalism capture the complexity of change in a place like China? In this Sinica podcast , I…
Jun 7, 2015
It will be my honor to host Timothy Garton Ash for a talk May 20 at Beijing's famous bookstore,…
May 15, 2015
How best to write about China? In this piece for the New York Review of Books , I write about my…
Apr 17, 2015
Thanks to Liu Kin Ming at the Hong Kong Economic Journal, I had the chance to write about my first…
Sep 10, 2011
UC Irvine China scholar Jeffrey Wasserstrom and I teamed up for this column in the Chronicle of…
Sep 14, 2010