Souring Business, Xenophobia Makes China Dream Lose Its Appeal for African Migrants
The African community in Guangzhou, once the largest in Asia, has dwindled as the Chinese economy slows down, and widespread racism is also pushing people out, immigrants say
Opera for All
Top tenor and founder of Opera Hong Kong Warren Mok talks about how he overcame backstage prejudice and his plans to make opera accessible to all
Lessons from a Troubled Neighbor
Japan's rapid post-war growth that ended in years of stagnation serves as a mirror for China to reflect on its own economic model
That Man in Our Lives
An exploration of the constantly changing notions of identify and self in a globalized world
A Billion Voices: China's Search for a Common Language
Since the turn of the 20th century linguists and politicians have tried to create a common language for China with mixed results
Afghan History Through Afghan Eyes
Instead of relying on colonial narratives, this volume paints a vivid picture of how Afghans view their own past
The Bones of Grace
British Bangladeshi writer Tahmima Anam concludes her trilogy with a novel that, in recounting the story of a love across continents and ethnic lines, subtly addresses the deepest concerns of our age
The Clash between Ideological Correctness and Academic Freedom
A witty novel, about how intellectuals survived the political upheavals in the 1950's, sheds light on the historical limits on free thought
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