materialism

Evan Osnos on the Resonance of “Gatsby” in China

The New Yorker’s Beijing correspondent Evan Osnos, who recently published on the pertinence of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby to a modern Chinese audience, spoke with WNYC’s Brian Lehrer. In the...

Reading “Gatsby” in Beijing

At The New Yorker, Evan Osnos suggests that Baz Luhrmann’s new film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby “could hardly find a more fitting audience than in China in the opening years of the...

Shanxi Coal Mine Bosses-What’s It All About?

A fake online post was published last week by Lao Po, who claimed to be a Shanxi coal mine boss, on Tianya forum to attract applicants to become his son-in-law. After receiving a large number of responses, the post has drawn...

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