Michael Levy is the author of Kosher Chinese: Living, Teaching, and Eating with China’s Other Billion, a memoir about his experiences as a Peace Corps Volunteer in western China. The book has been met with critical acclaim and was the recipient of the 2012 Barnes and Noble DISCOVER award, given for the best book of the year written by a young author. Mike is currently working as an administrator at Avenues: The World School in New York City.
Mike returns frequently to China to check in on his students and visit the basketball courts where he momentarily attained stardom.
While in the United States, he does his best to keep kosher. While in China, he eats anything with four legs except the table.