Why foreigners are fleeing Beijing
Sure the pollution is apocalyptic, the traffic is unimaginable, the politics Orwellian. . . but it’s still a great place to call home.
Eco Leadership Camp in China
This is a pretty amazing program, started by Peace Corps volunteers in China. Take a look.
A nice shout out from my buddy Alan Paul– author of Big in China— naming Kosher Chinese as one of his favorite books. Thanks Alan!
My story about teaching in Beijing kicks off this new collection of short memoir. Unsavory Elements includes new work by my friends Peter Hessler, Alan Paul and Michael Meyer, along with Deb Fallows, Mark Kitto, and more. It’s not on shelves yet, but the book was launched at the Shanghai Literary Festival at M on the Bund.
Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. . . In China!
An interesting post on accusations of racism after the swimsuit issue hit up Guilin.