David Pierson, a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times since 2000, discusses his experiences reporting in China, beginning with covering the aftermath of ethnic violence in Xinjiang.
William Overholt argues that as China reaches a threshold where success has eliminated the conditions that enabled miraculous growth, Xi Jinping is pursuing the riskiest political strategy of any important national leader.
Scott Tong Discusses His Book "A Village with My Name: A Family History of China’s Opening to the World"
Scott Tong's new book is a personal, journalistic discovery of China’s long and interrupted economic opening. More than a faraway story from a long time ago, it addresses the divisive questions about globalization and drawbridges that many countries are debating today.
TENG Jimeng Discusses His Translation of The Book "No Direction Home: The Life and Music of Bob Dylan"
Teng Jimeng discusses his 2016 translation of the best known biography of Bob Dylan, Robert Shelton’s No Direction Home: The Life and Music of Bob Dylan 《迷途家园：鲍勃 迪伦的音乐与生活》and the place of Dylan and American popular music in China.
The final book in Michael Meyer's China trilogy tells a story both deeply personal and universal as he captures what it feels like to learn a language, culture and history from the ground up.
Lenora Chu Discusses Her Book "Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve"
Lenora Chu explores what takes place behind closed classroom doors in China's education system. Chu’s eye-opening investigation challenges assumptions and considers the true value and purpose of education.
Wei Yen (厳序纬), author and veteran businessman, examines Chinese outbound investment and how American businesses can take advantage of China’s rise to forge win-win partnerships.
Guobin Yang examines the factional violence in the Red Guard movement and the rise of a new wave of protest that inaugurated the democratic movements of the reform era.
Lon Kurashige Discusses His Book "Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States"
Lon Kurashige's new book argues that exclusion-era policies were more than just enactments of racism; they were also catalysts for U.S.-Asian cooperation and the basis for the twenty-first century's tightly integrated Pacific world.