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Contemporary China

Enigmatic China Will Have You on the Edge of Your Seat

Susan D. Blum | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics
Susan D. Blum

Qiu Xiaolong's Enigma of China is the kind of thing that writing teachers might dismiss as containing too many implausible dimensions -- except for the fact that almost all that was included is a direct transcript of China's current bizarre reality.

A Quick Q & A on China With Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Ian Johnson

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 06.09.2012 | World
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

I recently caught up with Ian Johnson, an old friend and sometimes co-author, and asked him some of the sorts of questions I thought he might get when he is part of an upcoming Asia Society panel on contemporary China.

Fast Food World

Posted 04.30.2012 | Arts

Seeing Anja Hitzenberger's photography exhibition on Chinese fast food feels like the visual equivalent of eating cheap takeout -- we experience the c...