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Gerald Nicosia's 'Night Train to Shanghai'

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 07.19.2014 | Books
Lionel Rolfe

Gerald Nicosia is probably better known for his non-fiction, but he also is a real poet, very much in the San Francisco tradition of Ferlinghetti, Patchen, Rexroth and Ginsberg -- except those guys are now mostly gone.

PHOTOS: The First Time The West Saw China

Posted 06.16.2011 | Arts

A sepia-tone image of a street in Opium War-era Peking looks dusty and motionless like an Old West boomtown after a shootout. Guangzhou, not yet a glo...

Chinese University To Screen Students For 'Radical Thoughts'

Posted 05.30.2011 | College

Top-rated Peking University in China plans on screening its students to find those with "radical thoughts," "eccentricity" and other like characterist...