Evan Osnos: Five Books about China
On his New Yorker blog, Evan Osnos recommends five books about China:
The following are all by deeply knowledgeable writers with original observations (rather than a pastiche of the conventional wisdom), and, most unusually, there is not book among them with a dragon on the cover. This list is emphatically incomplete, but in the spirit of another one of my favorite sites, here are five recent titles from the Letter from China bookshelf that are surprising or entertaining or useful.
Read more recommendations of books about China from the Five Books’ website, via CDT.